P is for Portuguese Citizenship…

I couldn’t possibly let the rest of the Iberian Peninsula go without me addressing it during A to Z – so today “P” is for Portuguese Citizenship.  If you’ve read my “B” post, you’ll know that one day I’d really like to make it to Barcelona, and the rest of Spain.  While I’m there, I’d… Continue reading P is for Portuguese Citizenship…

J is for Judeo-Spanish (AKA Ladino)

  Language has always been fascinating for me. My heritage is a mixture of Spanish and islander from Puerto Rico, along with Jewish folk from Belarus and Poland (DNA swabs will confirm my mother’s side of this coin in about a week – I can’t wait for the results!)…so for “J” I’ve chosen a language that… Continue reading J is for Judeo-Spanish (AKA Ladino)

A is for Ancestors

It's amazing how much the little monkey takes after her namesake

I’ve always found genealogy fascinating. Part of it comes from my love for history, the other part comes from my love for my family and wanting to know all there is to know about them. I remember going to the New York Public Library with my mother and sister when I was about seven to… Continue reading A is for Ancestors