MY ALHAMBRA!

Within this blog post I connect the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr to the historical relations between Muslim and Catholic Spain with the Alhambra that is located in Granada, Spain.

ST. AUGUSTINE.

The early expeditions that also involved the struggles between the French and the English were eventually resolved. The Spanish were able to maintain their foot-hold upon the Spanish settlements and forts. ST. Augustine because the main settlement in Florida, USA. Other names of forts include: San Felipe and Santa Elena. I took the time toContinue reading “ST. AUGUSTINE.”

EMERGING VOICES!

Within this writing I reflect upon the recent readings and notes from the book entitled: “EL NORTE,” as related to my previous blog posts and current events, and why I feel that it is necessary to read and learn the American Hispanic / Spanish heritage.

CINCO DE MAYO 2021!

CINCO DE MAYO – On May 5th it is the day of Cinco De Mayo, this is the day when the Mexican army celebrates their victory over the French in the battle of Puebla on May 5th 1862. Image Link With Love & Kindness! 🙂

BOOK READING NOTES!

This blog post page is to share and preserve thoughts as I read through the book entitled: “EL NORTE, The Epic and Forgotten Story of North America” (Gibson, 2019).

REFLECTION | PRESIDENT BIDEN’S 1ST ADDRESS.

Within this writing I reflect upon President Biden’s 1st Joint Session of Congress Presidential address to the American senate. In particular to comment upon the child / families plan pre-school and college education.

“EL NORTE”

I am profoundly grateful and thankful that I was able to get a hardcopy edition of Carrie Gibson’s book entitled: “EL NORTE The Epic and Forgotten History of Hispanic North America” (Gibson, 2019). As I have just begun to read the first few pages, I know that this read will be one of great learning,Continue reading ““EL NORTE””

MICHEAL COLLINS

Our thoughts of love, prayer and condolences to family, friends, relatives, colleagues and all who mourn the loss of Micheal Collins. Collins was an American astronaut who led the mission of Apollo 11 module Columbia whilst in orbit upon the moon, which is amongst many of his life accomplishments. Thank You for your service. FurtherContinue reading “MICHEAL COLLINS”

NATIONAL PARKS WEEK.

For National Parks week I would like to share the following images of some plants / bulbs that I keep indoors which are the Bougainvillea and the Amaryllis flowers. I am pleasantly surprised with the amount of Bougainvillea flowers that have blossomed this year, in actual fact the most flowers that we’ve had in 7Continue reading “NATIONAL PARKS WEEK.”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY THOMAS JEFFERSON!

Thomas Jefferson, founding father, integral to the the creation of the Declaration of Independence, 3rd President of the United States of America was born on April 13th, 1743. For this day I took the time to reflect upon the quote that I have shared and memories of truly memorable experience / visit to the ThomasContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY THOMAS JEFFERSON!”