The problem with being bi-cultural during the World Cup

Qualification to the round of 16 is complete, and all of the 16 teams that qualified are highly worthy of their berth in the octafinals. All of the teams I supported made it through to the next round: Chile (the team I drew in a family betting pool), Germany (My favorites to win, just cause…

Details Matter

I mean really. Who in their right mind would buy this cookie cake. “Dad, you’re the best, so I got you this cake with egregious grammatical flaws.” I don’t think so. In life, most of all when it comes to those you care about, details matter. All it takes is a little bit of effort…

An Open Letter to Mexico’s Head Coach

ENGLISH (Spanish below) Señor Herrera, For years and two World Cups in my recent memory, I have watched Mexico struggle to make a splash on the international stage. Sure, you won Gold in London and won the cup with a younger squad, many of which are now on your team. But time and time again–after…