Who Inspires Me: Frida Kahlo

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“I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best”Frida Kahlo If I was going to do a “September Special” for being the month we celebrate our Independence in Mexico, of course I had to write about Frida Kahlo. Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon was born on … Continue reading Who Inspires Me: Frida Kahlo

Who Inspires Me: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

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“I don't study to know more, but to ignore less.”Juana Inés de la Cruz The story of Juana Ines takes us way back, to the 1660’s in New Spain (Mexico). I remember the first time I read about Juana Ines I was still a little girl. And the one thing that caught my attention about … Continue reading Who Inspires Me: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

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