CURIOUS NATURE.

Entrenched in the World of Islamic Pirates, Catholicism, Spanish explorers and conquistadors, I was reflecting upon the sugar, ginger, jewels, gold, silver mines, that were found in Hispaniola, Cuba and New Spain (Gibson, 2014, p. 70). I wondered has everything been discovered? What if there was still so much to find and discover in theContinue reading “CURIOUS NATURE.”

DEMOCRATIC SPACES?

I took the time to reflect upon democracy and democratic spaces. While it is important to preserve democracy, I wondered do we ever discuss or what should be constituted as a democratic space, where democratic discussions take place? For instance – the students who come together in a classroom, the individuals are from various backgrounds,Continue reading “DEMOCRATIC SPACES?”

PERU INDEPENDENCE DAY!

I would like to take the to wish Peru a very happy Independence ahead of time, as the actual day of Independence occurs on the 28th of July and is a celebration that occurs for 2 days. On the 28th of July it is the commemoration of Peru’s Independence from the Spanish Empire, and aContinue reading “PERU INDEPENDENCE DAY!”

SOMOS IBEROAMÉRICA!

I would like to wish all the countries that are collectively included as Somos iberoamérica! that is translated as We are Ibero-America from the Spanish language, a very happy Somos Iberoamérica day on this July 19th 2022. Somos iberoamérica / Ibero-America are the regions of the Americas that speak, Spanish and Portuguese as the pre-dominantContinue reading “SOMOS IBEROAMÉRICA!”

Ivana Marie Zelníčková.

On July 14th 2022 we learned of the passing of the 45th President of the United States of America’s ex-wife (m.1977- div. 1992) Ivana Marie Trump, with the surname that is changed to Zelníčková. Mrs. Zelníčková passed away at the age of 73 (1949-2022). She is the mother of President Trump’s 3 children, Donald Jr.,Continue reading “Ivana Marie Zelníčková.”

DR. MARY JANE MCLEOD BETHUNE.

In honor of the statue unveiling of Dr. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune at the Washington Capitol, National Statuary Hall, Washington D.C., USA. I am proud to join you to offer my congratulations upon this historic moment. Dr. Bethune’s statue is named as the first “Black” American in the Statutory hall, where I would also likeContinue reading “DR. MARY JANE MCLEOD BETHUNE.”

REFLECTIONS | PATRIA y VIDA!

As I took the time to reflect upon the 1 year anniversary of the protests that stemmed from Cuba, in the wake and creation of the uprising that demanded freedom for the people of Cuba; I reflected and shared what I think is also viewed as the risk of voicing publicly, what is felt internally.Continue reading “REFLECTIONS | PATRIA y VIDA!”

JUNETEENTH 2022.

On this day of June 19th 2022 the Federal Holiday of Juneteenth is observed. For this day I would like to wish all who celebrate, or reflect upon the occasion of Juneteenth all the best. I think that it takes courage for nations to come to terms with harsh histories, I commend the United StatesContinue reading “JUNETEENTH 2022.”

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

I would like to take the time to congratulate Her Majesty (HM) Queen Elizabeth II upon the 70th Platinum Jubilee that is being celebrated in the United Kingdom. I appreciate the services of the Royal British Family and Monarch who has reigned as the longest serving Queen. This is an inspirational and reflective moment forContinue reading “Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.”

AMERICA’S BOUGAINVILLEA.

On May 23rd 2022 I completed our Bougainvillea flower inspired embroidery. The flowers on our plant bloomed beautifully during the early months of Spring this year. This is the second time the flowers bloomed for us within a span of 8 years since I have been taking care of the Bougainvillea as a house plant.Continue reading “AMERICA’S BOUGAINVILLEA.”