Monthly Archives: August 2014

Padre Nuestro…Que Esta En Lake Arthur

I’ve spent a lot of time talking about my mom. Why not, right? She is THE Tortilla Lady! But the thing is, there were others who played a significant role in this whole “tortilla” business.  Last night, I was asked, … Continue reading

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Taking A Night Off.

I’m currently in Denver, Colorado after flying out of El Paso this afternoon, by way of Phoenix. I was supposed to arrive in Denver by 12:30PM this afternoon but instead my flight came in right before 6PM…dreadfully late. My alarm … Continue reading

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The #1 Burrito In All Of Burrito History Is…

According to Gustavo Arellano, my mom’s Jesus tortilla is the #1 burrito in all of burrito history. What an honor. A couple of years ago when his book, “Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America,“ I contacted Gustavo over Twitter to let him … Continue reading

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La Esperanza Es La Ultima Que Muere.

My sister, Rosy, is visiting me this weekend. I had asked my mom to send me everything she had collected from the tortilla the last 37 years and Rosy brought quite a few pictures that I hadn’t seen in years, … Continue reading

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My Mom Win’s Random “Top 10s.” 

That’s right, everyone. My mom won a countdown in May, 2008! The “Holy Christ in the Cornflakes! The Top 10 Oddball Jesus Sightings,” is, funny enough, not the worst thing on the internet that makes fun of my mom. The … Continue reading

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