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Blog name: one step closer
Location: Milwaukee
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Recent blog entries
 Travel & Visitors Guide - May 11, 2008
 Looking ahead in West Texas
  Almost two years ago my husband and I found out that his immigrant visa interview had been scheduled at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, just across the border with El Paso, Texas. We had been waiting for the interview for more than a year, so we were excited, but also terrified. My...
 Travel & Visitors Guide - May 8, 2008
 cooking adventures
 On those days when I wish I could abandon responsibility for life as a vagabond, cooking international food helps me focus my energies on something productive, and hopefully, tasty. Picking up some obscure herbs or sauces at the Lanexang Asian grocery or finding a rare mamey fruit at Supermercado...
 Travel & Visitors Guide - May 6, 2008
 Hiking El Rancho
  My husband was born in a beautiful and impoverished settlement in the hills of rural Puebla, Mexico. Several years ago I had the opportunity to visit his rustic birthplace, a location he usually refers to as "el rancho." I knew his family had never owned or lived on a "ranch"...
 Travel & Visitors Guide - May 5, 2008
 Christmas in a small, Mexican town
  I am a lifelong Milwaukeean, raised in Elm Grove, educated in Madison, now a happy homeowner on Milwaukee's south side. My husband is from Puebla, Mexico. He came to the U.S. to live and work as a young man, and we met and married nearly four years ago. At the time we met I was infatuated with ...

Recent Talkbacks
 Article - Oct. 13, 2008
 A goodbye note from Northern Room
 I'm so sad! I love them...
 Article - Aug. 29, 2008
 A pizza takeover?
 There is more than pizza of...
 Article - July 31, 2008
 El Chico Zuma closes but Black and White Cafe is on its way
 I've never been to this Zum...
 Article - July 9, 2008
 Laissez Faire says au revoir
 Sad. This was a tasty lunch...
 Article - June 12, 2008
 Milwaukee Talks: WUWM reporter Erin Toner
 Thanks for this interview w...
 Article - May 25, 2008
 Azteca celebrates 15 years of Mexican treats
 I think they might have clo...
 Article - May 20, 2008
 Thai Palace is not flashy, but the food is fabulous
 I'll have to try this place...
 Article - May 6, 2008
 A $2,250 blog
 I have thought about bloggi...
 Article - April 17, 2008
 Jenny, this poem's for you
 This is great. As a kid I k...
 Article - April 1, 2008
 Channel 4 resorts to Gousha cardboard cutout on 6 p.m. anchor desk
 April Fools kids, April Foo...
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