You don’t have to be a linguist to figure out what “Aguafiesta” means in Spanish. “Agua” is water. “Fiesta” is party. So an “Aguafiesta” is a party-drencher, or we’d say, a party-pooper, a wet-blanket. But you know what, wet-blankets always have their reasons. If you’ve ever asked somebody to turn the music down because you’ve […]

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Baltimore. I live here. You don’t need me to regurgitate here everything the news-outlets have been broadcasting. According to the indictments there is probably cause of excessive police force in the city. It’s also documented by dozens of court verdicts. Yes, there are dangerous sectors of the city dominated by gangs; sectors where white people […]

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She sniffed out the magnificent plan. While everyone else still thought it was about getting rid of the Romans, she understood it was a bigger plan, a sadder plan, a more magnificent plan. Apparently the first one to understand that Jesus really was heading toward his own death, on purpose. For us. She got out […]

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