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…

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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…

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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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