danza de la mente

an exploration of Latin America through food, film, music and literature

I am officially finished with Spanish 1. The final exam was today and I think I did OK, but I never feel confident after a test. I worry I missed an entire section or just completely misunderstood instructions or something. I somehow always manage to do OK, however, so would have to make a terrible grade …

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Despite being married to a man whose mother is from El Salvador and the Mexico border being less than 4 hours away, I know very little about Latin America. I’m 54-years old and have lived in Texas 46 of those years. For 5 years, I lived in Southern California just an hour away from the …

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