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Esta Más Jodido Que Las Mangas De Un Chaleco — Maria Rubio

Starting in or around 1979, the year that yours truly would enter this world, my mom, Maria Rubio, would be stricken with major anxiety, that at its peak in the 1980s, would even keep her locked up in our home. It … Continue reading

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George Lopez Would Be So Lucky To Be As Cool As My Mom.

My mom wasn’t exactly in tip-top shape during the appearance of the Jesus tortilla. To be clear, by the time October 5 arrived, my mom was already experiencing incredible anxiety. So can you imagine what it must have been like … Continue reading

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When The Deacon Said, “No Chewing Gum,” My Mom Handed Me Some Gum.

So, I’m not a practicing Catholic. In fact, I have not practiced in years. It’s one of the things my mom struggles with on a daily basis, especially on days like yesterday. She was visiting me over the weekend and … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t A Tortilla Chip. IT WAS A TORTILLA!

On a Wednesday morning, October 5, 1977, two years before I was born, my life, (if you can believe that) and the lives of my parents and older siblings, would change dramatically, especially for my mom, Maria. But before I … Continue reading

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Did you get here by accident?

Hello.  My name is Angelica Rubio and I am the Tortilla Kid. Whew! I’ve never said that out loud for all the world to hear. But the truth is, I decided to write this blog, mostly for therapy.  Also, because the … Continue reading

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