Time for a Rumspringa

Time for a Rumspringa

(Previously published in my personal journal: Grunt, Point, Smile on Sept. 24, 2008…) The idea for a Mexican Rumspringa was formed last year when I was visiting a friend in New York. After three solid days of listening to me cry over coffee, tea, water, and wine, she...

Spanish Kindergarten for Adults

It is a crisp fall morning in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and it is also my first day in Spanish kindergarten for adults. I didn’t get much sleep last night. On top of worrying about fitting in and surviving life in Spanish for the next 6 weeks, a series of...