Cartas de América #8: in which even my Latin America newsletter is about Virginia

I didn’t want to take a deep dive into history or current events this time. I just wanted to celebrate that little corner of América today. RFK Stadium when Jaime Moreno was everybody’s hero. The Wafle Shop spelled just like that. Four Mile Run where you don’t need a goddamn permit to play soccer. Bilingual Sunday school on a Wednesday. Our Lady of Guadalupe’s always got fresh flowers. For as long as it’s here, alabanza.

Cartas de América #8: in which even my Latin America newsletter is about Virginia

Published by Catherine Addington

I am a translator from Spanish to English and a writer on saints, myths, and icons in both religious and secular contexts.

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