Tag Archives: quefregados

The December Tamal challenge… how many can you name?

Some of us with Latin American roots already started the annual season of tamales by having more than one tamal on Thanksgiving or made turkey tamales from leftovers… which got me thinking… Every year my Mexican belly gobbles up tamales … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mayor and Chief walk downtown

I’m posting in an effort to get Keyrose to keep writing at http://www.LaSanbe.com (because I do hope he keeps writing his blog and that today was really not his last day) – it isn’t just that but that this press release just … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A tiny look at Voz de Niños

My first introduction for Voz de Niños was through its former director, Edgar Ricalde. His wonderful presentation at a Rotary meeting informed members of the key role played by CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers across the state. In Laredo, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Good Friday, good eats

I miss my parents’ Lenten cooking. Fridays during Lent were filled with arroz con camarones, chiles rellenos, lentejas and, of course, my favorite capirota. The streets of Laredo seemed so deserted today since 1/2 of the workforce is off for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

What Not To Do – DOWNTOWN LAREDO VERSION

I guess I made a big ROOKIE mistake. Remember the couple of pictures I uploaded yesterday? I know that all 3 of you who read this blog know which ones I am talking about – the ones of the federal … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments