Those Places Thursday: Abuelita’s World

Moorish Kiosk, The Alameda Park, Mexico City. By Ulisesmorales (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons My grandmother, Catalina (Perrotin) Huesca, lived in a small one bedroom flat at 145-B Carpio Street, in the Santa Maria la Ribera neighborhood.  The neighborhood, or colonia, was the oldest in the Federal District.  Its centerpiece, just a block from my grandmother’s … Continue reading "Those Places Thursday: Abuelita’s World"