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.”

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!”

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!”

BAHAMAS INDEPENDENCE DAY!

I would like to congratulate the nation of the Bahamas, that was officially known as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas a very happy Independence Day. On July 10th 2022 the Bahamas celebrates its 49 years as a sovereign nation that is Independent from the British Monarchy as declared in 1973. As the British settlers arrivedContinue reading “BAHAMAS INDEPENDENCE DAY!”

ARGENTINA INDEPENDENCE DAY!

On the occasion of Argentina’s Independence day that is celebrated on July 9th 2022, I would like to wish Argentina a very happy Independence day. The Argentinian Independence day was formally declared in the year of 1816 from King Fernando VII of Spain and the Spanish Empire. While today the declarations of Independence are aContinue reading “ARGENTINA INDEPENDENCE DAY!”

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.”

HOTEL SARATOGA, HAVANA, CUBA.

My thoughts of love, prayer and condolences to family, friends, relatives and all who are impacted by the tragedy of Hotel Saratoga in Havana, Cuba. A devastating explosion took place at the site that has claimed the lives of 22 individuals, and destroyed a beautiful historical architectural building. Guests to the hotel include Madonna andContinue reading “HOTEL SARATOGA, HAVANA, CUBA.”

  FELIZ DIA DEL PADRE!

On March 16th 2022 Father’s Day is celebrated in Spain. I join all who celebrate Father’s Day on this Day in Spain a very Happy Father’s Day 2022! To also especially share these greetings to you, to share with the Spanish, Hispanic, Latino/a/x community (s) within America who may also be celebrating Father’s Day asContinue reading ”  FELIZ DIA DEL PADRE!”