Adelita's Blog – May 2008 Archive (4)

Fiesta de Las Flores

Off of a non-descript part of Fourth Street in the North Valley, is a tree lined street where a hidden paradise exists. My cousin Soledad lives on this street and the most spectacular sight awaits you when you walk through her house and into her backyard. What you see is an explosion of color all around. It is a garden paradise.



Almost every year around this time my cousin, her husband Joseph, and son Joachim, host a party in celebration of… Continue

Added by Adelita on May 28, 2008 at 9:11am — 12 Comments

Wild Wild West

You ever have one of those days when everything goes wrong? The elevator at work decided not to work. My office is on the third floor and since my knees were screaming at me today, it was a chore having to drag stuff up and down three flights of stairs. I had to go to Costco for supplies in the pouring rain. The… Continue

Added by Adelita on May 22, 2008 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Porque Burque: Tonight is the Night!!

The best thing about being involved with Duke City Fix is that I have met some of the wild and crazy people that inhabit these cyberspace pages. I’ve met many of these folks through the organization of the Porque Burque Art and Craft Show.

I had the pleasure of meeting Ms. RiRiSynCyr when I found… Continue

Added by Adelita on May 16, 2008 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

Honor Thy Father



The Aztecs believed that “the happy dead” visited their relatives in the form of beautiful butterflies to assure the family that all was well. These butterflies flew around the house and around bouquets of flowers...



My father would have been 78 years old this past Sunday, May 4. After struggling with cancer off and on for around 10 years, he very quietly passed away in the comfort of his home with his family around. I got…

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Added by Adelita on May 7, 2008 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

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