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I can only think very small thoughts - December 28, 2015 12:01 PM
Francisco Miraval I recently read Parallel Worlds, one of the many books by renown physicist Michio Kaku. And, once again, I had the same feeling I always had every time I...
Mis pensamientos siguen siendo muy pequeños - December 28, 2015 12:00 PM
Francisco Miraval Recientemente me decidí a leer el libro Mundo Paralelos, del conocido físico Michio Kaku. Y como me sucede cada vez que leo libros de ese calibre, una...
There is no room for “them” in our society - December 21, 2015 11:59 AM
Francisco Miraval I never met Katie in person. I know that she is a real person and that she lives in Denver. I recently received some information about her and I can say...
No lugar para ellos en nuestra sociedad - December 21, 2015 11:57 AM
Francisco Miraval No conozco personalmente a Katie, pero sé que es una persona real que vive en Denver. Recientemente me enviaron información sobre ella y su experiencia,...
What’s the real value of the things we simply throw away? - December 14, 2015 9:33 PM
Francisco Miraval A few days ago I was listening to Iowa Public Radio and I heard about a fruit I never heard before, called Osage oranges or hedge apples, among several...
¿Cuánto realmente vale lo que desechamos con tanta facilidad? - December 14, 2015 9:32 PM
Francisco Miraval Recientemente me enteré de la existencia de una fruta que crece naturalmente en ciertas zonas del norte de Estados Unidos y que, por carecer de todo valor...
“Don’t go there! It is too dangerous!” - November 30, 2015 8:29 PM
Francisco Miraval I recently shared with a friend my desire of one day spending a few days at a paradisiac beach in the Caribbean, probably, I said, in the Dominican...
“No vayas allí porque puede ser muy peligroso…” - November 30, 2015 8:28 PM
Francisco Miraval Recientemente compartí con una persona amiga mi deseo de ir algún día a pasar unas vacaciones en una playa del Caribe y mencioné, porque nunca estuve...
“Perhaps the Universe is trying to tell me something” - November 23, 2015 11:08 PM
Francisco Miraval During a recent conversation with my son about a certain issue he was trying to solve, he suddenly told me “Perhaps the Universe is trying to tell me...
“Quizá el Universo está tratando de decirme que…” - November 23, 2015 11:07 PM
Francisco Miraval En una reciente conversación con mi hijo, luego de hablar de una situación a la que había que encontrar una respuesta, mi hijo comenzó su análisis...
Let’s not judge anybody only by his/her appearance - November 16, 2015 10:36 PM
Francisco Miraval I met Luis some time ago. He is a real person. Luis is a young man, married, and with two young children. He is a commercial painter and, like so many...
No debemos juzgar a nadie por su apariencia - November 16, 2015 10:34 PM
Francisco Miraval Conozco a Luis desde hace ya algún tiempo. Luis es una persona real. Se trata de un hombre joven, ya casado y dos hijos pequeños. Se dedica a pintar...
How come we are still the same after we have already changed? - November 9, 2015 8:31 PM
Francisco Miraval I know a certain person and her family for more than 20 years, since the time she was newlywed and a few years before she had children. We recently met...
¿Cómo podemos seguir igual si hemos cambiado tanto? - November 9, 2015 8:30 PM
Francisco Miraval Conozco a una cierta señora y a su familia desde hace poco más de 20 años, cuando ella y su esposo estaban recién casados y antes de que tuviesen...
“You will need a rather large budget to do that” - November 2, 2015 10:58 PM
Francisco Miraval “You will need a rather large budget to do that,” the expert told me. And, for reasons I will immediately explain, I almost believed him. A...
“Se necesita mucho presupuesto para hacer eso” - November 2, 2015 10:56 PM
Francisco Miraval “Se necesita mucho presupuesto para hacer eso”, me dijo el experto. Y por un momento le creí. Permítaseme explicar las razones. Una...
“To tell you the truth, I don’t have time for that” - October 26, 2015 10:32 PM
Francisco Miraval A few days ago, one of my students, who is in his first year in college and learning to become a responsible adult, asked me what he should to find his...
“La verdad, no tengo tiempo para eso” - October 26, 2015 10:31 PM
Francisco Miraval Recientemente, uno de mis alumnos (que está recorriendo sus primeros pasos en la universidad y en su vida como adulto) me preguntó qué podía o debía...
Two different groups with two very different attitudes - October 19, 2015 12:10 AM
Francisco Miraval Last week I attended two conferences the same day. In the morning I was at a meeting of Latino immigrant families with children with disabilities. In the...
Dos grupos distintos con dos actitudes contrapuestas - October 19, 2015 12:09 AM
Francisco Miraval La semana pasada asistí a dos conferencias el mismo día. Por la mañana estuve con un grupo de familias de inmigrantes hispanos con hijos con...
Latina mothers work to change and improve communities - October 12, 2015 9:38 PM
Francisco Miraval Last week I attended a gathering of a group coordinated by dozens of Latina mothers who recently launched a project to educate the teachers of their...
Cuando las madres hispanas se movilizan logran resultados - October 12, 2015 9:37 PM
Francisco Miraval La semana pasada asistí a un evento en el que un grupo de decenas de madres hispanas iniciaron un proyecto para comenzar a educar a los maestros de sus...
New efforts to end global hunger… and global hypocrisy too? - October 5, 2015 12:14 AM
Francisco Miraval Just a short time ago the Global Summit on Sustainable Development took place in New York under the auspices of the United Nations. Representatives from...
Nuevas metas para terminar con el hambre ¿y con la hipocresía también? - October 5, 2015 12:13 AM
Francisco Miraval Recientemente se desarrolló en Nueva York la Cumbre Mundial de Desarrollo Sostenible, convocada por la Organización de las Naciones Unidas, para...
When a dialogue becomes just an excuse for a monologue - September 28, 2015 12:12 AM
Francisco Miraval Recently, as part of my job as a reporter, I interviewed the regional president of a large and well-known national corporation. Unfortunately, the...