RESPONSE | SOUL OF THE NATION?!

The truth is the other day as we were taking the time to have a conversation around the table, I reiterated that I don’t think that any form of extremism is a good idea and that in all the spheres of life, a type of balance is necessary. And even if there are individuals andContinue reading “RESPONSE | SOUL OF THE NATION?!”

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!”

PULSE MEMORIAL – JUNE 12TH 2022.

My thoughts of love, prayer and sympathy to all who take the time to remember the horrific and horrible tragedy that took place in 2016. A shooter killed 49 individuals with 53 wounded from a mass shooting in a nightclub, Orlando, Florida, USA. On the night of the attack at the Pulse Night-Club, the clubContinue reading “PULSE MEMORIAL – JUNE 12TH 2022.”

REFLECTION | Afghanistan: A tug of war?

Within this writing I reflect upon the US Afghanistan withdrawal as a response to watching the film entitled: “3 Songs For Benazir.” In particular concern to Opium Addictions, mental health and the impact upon individuals and families.

AMERICAS HERITAGE!!!

Americas Heritage is a blog post page that is created to contain all of the chapter summaries and related blog posts derived from the book entitled: “EL NORTE, The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America” (Gibson 2019). This page is created for the ease of website navigation. Thank You and Welcome!

THREE KINGS DAY!!!

On January 6th 2022 it is the celebration of the Three Kings Day, that is also known as the Epiphany Day and Feliz Dia De Reyes within the Spanish Culture. As per previous writing this day is most often celebrated / commemorated the day after New year’s Day which is January the 2nd, and asContinue reading “THREE KINGS DAY!!!”

CHAPTER 15 | SUMMARY!

Within this writing I reflect upon Chapter 15 entitled: Florida, CA. 1960 – 80 from the book entitled” “EL NORTE.” I was especially drawn to the the continuing themes of historical architecture, the Cuban Regime, immigration, education and the formulation of the term Hispanic.

iHeart Fiesta!!!

For the completion of Hispanic Heritage Month 2021, I would like to share singers / song writers / musicians and artists to reveal the accomplishments of the Hispanic / Latina / Spanish women, and also to emphasize, encourage and thank all who support the strength of a woman within the public realms.

THE BOUGAINVILLEA JEWELs.

Within this writing I share my art-work entitled: The Bougainvillea Jewels especially to share for Hispanic / Spanish Heritage Month to connect with the native species of the Bougainvillea flowers with Latin and South America.

Nuestra América Española!

Within this writing I reflect upon a recent documentary that aired on ABC’s Soul of Nation as a special for Hispanic / Spanish Heritage Month. I was particularly drawn to the Dolores Huerta interview and the discussion of Mount Cristo Rey. This documentary connected well to the current book reading of “EL NORTE” especially as this is the first ever documentary that I have watched with a focus on Hispanic / Spanish Heritage. thank you to ABC’s team. Thank you to everyone involved in putting together this documentary!!!