Carmen Miranda is a fascinating case study to learn how another immigrant did so very well, yet also, limited herself by staying true to her cultural roots.continue reading The Professional Foreigner
For the last two years I’ve told of St. Veronica’s link to a common household plant, the Wandering Jew. Never did I see a tie to anti-semitism.continue reading Did St. Veronica Start Anti-Semitism?
Conchita lived a multi-faceted life being a single mother, mystic and writer. She is to be beatified (final step in becoming a saint) in Mexico City. continue reading Having it All: Mother, Mystic and Saint
Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles and Louise Brooks, I see more in Mexico than I ever did in the States. Not for their work, but their visual images. Why?continue reading Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles and Brooks