Adelita's Blog – January 2008 Archive (5)

Fashion Sense

I consider my mother my fashion icon. She always looks fabulous and considering she is almost 80 years old, she's still hot stuff!

Shopping was more of a sport for my mother than a task. And interestingly enough, the 70's seemed to be her fashion decade. She had fabulous platform shoes, super hip denim, velvet and chiffon dresses, outrageous purses and an array of 'falls' or hairpieces. My mother was one of the only…


Added by Adelita on January 30, 2008 at 6:22am — 12 Comments

I'll have popcorn with my butter...

There used to be great theaters to see movies in 'Burque. Madstone was a big loss. But what about all those theaters of my youth? When I was a kid, going to the movies meant buttered popcorn, Jordan Almonds and a movie my father picked.

Talk about freedom when my sister got her license and we could go and see the quirky movies that we loved so much. It was my big sister who…


Added by Adelita on January 23, 2008 at 6:47am — 31 Comments

Los Griegos

You don’t have to hit me over the head to read the signs that I've been getting on DCF. Recent…


Added by Adelita on January 16, 2008 at 2:23pm — 6 Comments

The Dog House

After graduating college I was sure I could make a living off my art. It didn't quite work out that way. I ended up working at a department store in Coronado for a while. On one particular day, as I was marking down some delicate undergarments, a cute old woman in her 80's walked up to me and tapped me on the shoulder. She couldn't have been more than 4'10" and a whopping 85 pounds. She…


Added by Adelita on January 9, 2008 at 9:00am — 15 Comments

La Pistola Y El Corazon

Los Lobos went on an acoustic tour for their album La Pistola Y El Corazon in 1988. They were scheduled to appear at El Rey Theater and I was beyond ecstatic. Los Lobos was and still is my favorite…


Added by Adelita on January 2, 2008 at 9:03am — 6 Comments

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