Mexico

Maximilian I Emperor of Mexico 1864 – 1867

This month I revisited one of the most controversial characters in the history of Mexico.I am talking about Maximilian Archiduke of Austria, Emperor of Mexico. He has been portrayed as an infamous character, yet when...

Cinco de Mayo and the U.S. Civil War. 2024.

Benito Juarez and Abraham Lincoln. Benito Ju├írez’ life and accomplishments are similar to Abraham Lincoln’s life. They both had humble beginnings, and they were self taught, both became lawyers, they did not have an attractive...

Cooking Tips for October 2023.

Simple ingredients and special techniques helped our ancestors create delicious and nutritious meals that are also inexpensive. Growing up we had the heaviest meal at 2 pm and supper was the light meal around 7...

Day of the Dead – Why Sugar Skulls 2023

In Europe… Before Christianity, every culture in the world had some kind of celebration to remember their ancestors, usually combined with harvest and the change of seasons. The Celts as well as the Aztecs included....