Tag Archives: Quinceañeros

Fiesta Forever

It’s great to be invited to a fiesta in a Mexican village. Whether it is a wedding, a the Presentación for a child who turns three, or a Quinceañera, for the girl who turns 15, the excitement is palpable. I am fortunate … Continue reading

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Life as a Fiesta

I am constantly examining my place in this village.  For instance, should I take part in the fiestas?  They’re a big deal here.  Whether  a traditional Quinceañeros or a small birthday party,  they create a certain buzz as the families … Continue reading

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Taking Part

Last night, as my friend and I were returning from dinner we were hailed by our neighbor and invited to choose a spot from the assortment of plastic chairs.  We sat at the side of the main street. A huge … Continue reading

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