Adelita's Blog – March 2008 Archive (4)

My Big Fat New Mexican Wedding

It’s wedding season – dresses are being altered, flowers are being ordered, and bands are being booked. Some old traditions will be observed and some new traditions will be started. I was married for eight years and much like my marriage, my non-traditional wedding was short and sweet. If I ever do it again, it will be entirely different.



So many of the weddings I’ve been to lately are very hip affairs with trendy color schemes, the…

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Added by Adelita on March 26, 2008 at 9:30am — 29 Comments

Torta de Huevo

Being Hispanic but not Catholic always brings a confused look when I say that I was raised Presbyterian. But being a New Mexican means that certain traditions transcend religion. We always make Torta de Huevo for Easter. It is a dish that is traditionally made for Lent, but we eat it in quantity on Easter. If you don’t know what Torta de Huevo is, it can best be described as a kind of egg fritter floating in home made…

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Added by Adelita on March 23, 2008 at 5:00pm — 11 Comments

Let's Get Ready to Rumble

My family was never into wrestling. My dad was a hardcore basketball fan and my mom thought wrestling was silly. What’s strange is that I was connected to wrestling without ever knowing it. Bear with me while I unfold this story.

For those of us that grew up in the North Valley and went to school at Alvarado Elementary in the late 60’s and early 70’s, you know the name Hairy Jerry. If you were lucky, he was your bus driver. Mr. Medina was my…

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Added by Adelita on March 12, 2008 at 10:00am — 20 Comments

All That Jazz!

I’m a band parent. My daughter is in the Jazz Band at Taft Middle School. It's not a required class or an elective. It's a volunteer band and she's in it because she loves music. This means that I have to have her at school for band practice at 7:20 every morning before…

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Added by Adelita on March 5, 2008 at 9:30am — 13 Comments

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