Life Begins and Ends in September

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I still see the remains of that afternoon in my family. The way their voices break when they talk about them. That shadow that crosses their eyes when the date feels closer. And I can feel it too. It’s like a defense mechanism that activates itself as soon as September starts. Like we know something … Continue reading Life Begins and Ends in September

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Travel: Mazamitla, Jalisco

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Mazamitla is my favorite place in the State of Jalisco (Mexico) to go on Holidays, especially during fall-winter time. I’ve been there four times this year, and I spent Mexico’s Independence Day there as well. Mazamitla is considered a “Pueblo Magico”, just like Tequila; its name means “place where arrows are made to hunt deers” … Continue reading Travel: Mazamitla, Jalisco

Who Inspires Me: Jose Hernandez, From Farmer to Astronaut

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As you may already know, I was born and raised in Mexico, and September is the month we celebrate our Independence from Spain. So I thought I could write a few “Who Inspires Me” posts about Mexican people and their stories, and how they’ve inspired me through my life. Hope you enjoy reading their stories … Continue reading Who Inspires Me: Jose Hernandez, From Farmer to Astronaut