Lo Que Pica el Gallo

Hablando de lo que pica el gallo…formando un arroz con mango.

Ni canta ni come fruta

El dicho has been rummaging through my head for the past few weeks following Los Premios Juventud that were hosted live on July 15th from right here in our own … Continue reading

July 27, 2010 · 1 Comment

Abuela’s Favorite Word

What’s the one word your Abuela would say or add on to every insult about every person she was gossiping about or yelling at you because you were too loud … Continue reading

July 9, 2010 · 1 Comment

Cafecito

The gurgling sound from the cafetera brings me back to present time. I had spaced out somewhere between the sugar and the water and now se me paso el café. … Continue reading

July 8, 2010 · 5 Comments

Mas atravesado que un Miercoles

Murphy’s law states that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.  I don’t doubt that it was a Cuban who said if something can get in the way, it … Continue reading

July 7, 2010 · Leave a Comment

The Mystery of La Chancleta

First and foremost, “La Chancleta” needs to be removed from all Cuban mothers and grandmothers. This is a weapon not footwear for these women. How is it that one can … Continue reading

July 7, 2010 · 4 Comments

Le zumba el merequetén

The power went out Friday afternoon after some FPL mishaps the night  before.  Nunca falla.  Turns out we were one of the unlucky 2,600 customers that had power pulsating in … Continue reading

July 5, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Art of Cuban Time

In the lovely city of Miami and for the rest of the United States, there seems to be a system in which people follow and it’s called a schedule/time/clocks. If … Continue reading

July 2, 2010 · 2 Comments

Comiendo de lo que pica el gallo…

Leave it to crazy, loud, eccentric Cubans to come up with dichos that in literal terms make absolutely no sense at all. Being what I suppose is a second generation … Continue reading

June 30, 2010 · 3 Comments

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