Author Archives: Michelle Segura

Proverb

El burro hablando de oreja. The donkey talking of ear. He speaks of others without recognizing the traits and flaws he speaks of within himself. Silvia told me this was a common proverb that her close and extended family often said to one another or as a comment in regards to someone else. She took… Continue Reading »

Proverb

El que se junta con lobos a aullar se ensena. He that he comes together with wolves howl he shows himself. He that joins wolves ends up learning to howl. Sergio said that your friends basically influence you a lot. He said with a smile and just the slightest annoyance that his mom constantly tells… Continue Reading »

Joke

If the world was covered with a sweater, where would the gangsters hang out? In the hood. Norby’s joke was followed by very little, okay, no comments or discussion, except for a smile and a bit of laughter at his own wit. He mentioned that he was unsure where he had first heard this joke… Continue Reading »

Proverb

Don’t take any wooden nickels. …Means don’t waste your time with something that has no value, not monetary value per se. For example, if you can’t learn something from someone everyday then you shouldn’t date them. If you can’t grow from something or be challenged by it, then why do it? Take no wooden nickels…. Continue Reading »