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May 2006: For Those About to Rock/Samba/Flamenco/Jazz, We Salute You

If you’re reading this anytime after the 6th of May, chances are you’ve missed out. Big Time. That’s the date for this year’s Xela Music Festival, organized by the Aliance Francaise and sponsored by a variety of local businesses.

This year’s kind of special – it marks the 25th anniversary since the first such festival [...]

Fashion Police: A Column From 2006

The Utility Belt, May 2006

Well, duckies, I have actually been noticing a few minor improvements, fashion-wise, around town, and naturally I’ll be taking all the credit for that.

We’ve still got a long way to go before we reach Maximum Fabulousness, though, so buckle yourselves in as we explore an all-too-common Fashion Tragedy…The Utility [...]

Cuentame: A Comic Series from 2005-2007

The Mysterious Girlfriend, May 2006

Please Log on to My New Blog

Dear friends and family,

I’ve been meaning to write for some time as I’ve noticed that my blog is getting an average of three hits per month. Now between me, my mother, father and Auntie Grace, I think we can see that there’s a problem here.

So I went online to check out the [...]

¿Qué Onda Vos? A Series on Speaking Guatemalan Spanish

“¿Qué onda vos?” is XelaWho’s a monthly guide to speaking Spanish Guatemalan style. This month we’re looking at funny expressions.

Del dicho al hecho hay mucho trecho LITERAL MEANING: From the word to the deed there is much space. ACTUAL MEANING: Actions speak louder than words.

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