Remembering Nana and the little things in life

When I was a kid, Nana would ask if she had too much makeup on. I can see her so clearly in my mind. She sat at the kitchen table, getting ready for the day. The Norteñas playing in the background. She held a small mirror up to her face and shared the latest gossip.

She couldn’t see too well out of one eye, and sometimes, she put on too much makeup. I was always too embarrassed to…

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