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LAS HIJAS Y LAS VIOLETAS DEL ANÁHUAC

Arts, History, Inspiration

Writing is one of those things that I always took for granted. It wasn’t a right or a privilege or anything special, really. We all did it. Of course at some point we were taught, we learned. I distinctly remember…

THE LONG LASTING SEARCH OF A “MAMA”

History, Inspiration

“Costa, sierra y selva” – the coast, the mountains and the jungle. In Peru, three different worlds coexist but mutually ignore each other. The journey from chaotic Lima to Ayacucho, a small city in the Andes, lasts almost 10hours. The…

BEHIND HIM, HEDY LAMARR

Arts, History, Inspiration

I decided to dedicate a series of articles to women who contributed so much during their lives for the benefit of ours and have received very little reward or recognition. A series that I call BEHIND HIM. I found inspiration…

KATHARINE WEARS THE PANTS

Arts, Features, History, Inspiration, Uncategorized

Katharine Hepburn, pioneer of stage and screen, spent a lifetime busting through conventions. My favorite one of all…pants. During an era in which wearing trousers in public was considered acceptable for men only, Katharine Hepburn insisted on wearing trousers on…

SPACE ISN’T JUST FOR BOYS

History, Inspiration

In a press interview before her first flight into space, Sally Ride, the soon to be first female American in orbit, was asked if she cried when there were malfunctions in the simulator tests. Twenty years earlier in the USSR,…

NORA THE FIRST

Arts, History, Inspiration

The appearance on the European scene of A Doll’s House (1879) is one of the most important and sensational events in the history of modern theater. The international reputation of the Norwegian Henrik Ibsen (playwright, director, poet, and often referRed…

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