The idea of feeling vergüenza ajena made me wonder if it's possible to experience sueño ajeno... to dream someone else's dream.
The Runaway Cow and the Crazy Gringa
I noticed the cow glancing at me with a look of superiority in her eyes the next time we went to the farm!
The Z or not the Z
Was it the Z or not the Z? For me, that is still the question.
Hey, Jude, Have Mercy! (We’re going to a wedding.)
The next time I go to a wedding, I’ll ask Jesus to bless the new couple, but I might have to break my ban on praying to the saints and send out a quick petition to St. Jude.
The real truth behind the Facebook-perfect family fieldtrip
We all know that Facebook is a terrible instrument for propagating those “perfect family” myths...
It started the day Helmut killed Esther, in cold blood, and in very cold weather.
Helmut’s Nine Lives
We can’t begin to recount all the laughter and joy that was added to our lives as a result of Helmut’s nine lives.
... the Smith house was abuzz with gossip for several days, while everyone tried to figure out who the old beau was.
Bread Bag Memories
I couldn't believe how quickly all of these memories came flooding back into my mind when I saw those bread bags on my counter!
Geometry rears its ugly head…. again!
I don't like geometry.
It's the only class in my entire educational career that I ever quit. It made my cry, and that was the only time I had ever cried in school.