EFL

EFL (English First Language) By Sara Gamachu Friday, November 22, 2013 As a child of immigrants, the first language I could speak was English.  30 years and several jobs later someone innocently asked me if I was ESL because my name was hard to pronounce.  No I shook my head and told the customer (who…More

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Day 12 of NaBloPoMo: Doting Parent

I had a wonderful time talking with my son today.  He was showing me the new movies.  I am so glad he gets to watch Disney movies with his dad.  I loved hearing him talk to me.  He was saying “Mom!” like he wanted to make sure I was watching or listen to him.  No…More

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Day 10 of NaBloPoMo: Joy

  No more crying no more pain.  Today I am going to look to my Father to help me through the day.    I have looked at songs that might help me through the days and 3 artists  in particular came to my playlist.  I am sharing them with you all.  One is TobyMac and…More

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Cry

  There are days I just want to cry. I cry because of my innocence lost in one day.  I cry for the little boy looking for his mommy.  I cry for the family that thought they lost a relative.  There are days I feel like Alice from Alice in Wonderland.  Hmm it just happen…More

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Day 9 of NaBloPoMo: Honesty Part 2

People ask me every day “How are you doing?”  I sometimes wonder if they really want to know or just one of those questions.  In my community you don’t ask questions…people just seem to know and how you look will give them an idea about your situation.  Me, yeah that is a little harder to…More

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