Being a regular guy is part of family history

Great grandfather Elias Villarreal standing in front of a happy crescent moon in 1912.

They are short, brown, and of the lower or middle class. They often work with their hands and for long hours. They are people of faith and have a respect for family. In more recent history, they spoke two languages and traveled — at least from south to north of the border.

People are interesting things. I write about them and what makes them interesting.

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