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29 December 2004

Christmas back home in Southern California

I miss a few pieces of Christmas in Southern California. A couple of
articles from the Times last Friday reminded me just a bit of it.
First, one on the tradition of las posadas:

The most exciting time will come on Friday night, when the children
will dress as Mary, Joseph and the three kings. All the parents have
the night off, so the group, both Aguilar family members and friends,
may swell to 100 people. They will sing, dance and eat more tamales.

And, at last, they will break a pi

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2 Responses to “Christmas back home in Southern California”

  1. david hart Says:


    yes. christmas w/o tamales is not really christmas. every year at my parents house, we would get packages of tamales from mexican-american friends. hmmmmmmmm-hmmmmmmm good.

  2. Tami Says:

    hey Nathan. I remember Spanish club tamales. Yum. I found your blog from the internet.
    I know you can’t have forgotten me.
    We had Hobachi, Makio, US History together…