Monthly Archives: June 2013

The House on C Street by Joseph Edward Najera

It is the same color. From the time my memory began, the old house looks the same. The library, Plaza, and the business district are just a few blocks to the right. The Santa Clara Church is a few blocks … Continue reading

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La Casita by Carlos Najera

Living conditions in Oxnard were beginning to get modernized.   Most of the houses had outhouses and very few had bathrooms with running water and toilets. Our house had a wooden sink in the kitchen with wooden sewer pipes going out to … Continue reading

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A Rare Breed by Carlos and Joseph Najera

This is no ordinary horse.  In fact it is a rare breed.  Only a small number of these horses exist.  Most white horses are born gray and through time they turn white.  These horses are special in that they are … Continue reading

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October Bowls by Carlos Najera

(That’s me on the left at age 20, next to my mama and sister Natalia. Bobby, my older brother, is next to John. Frank and Henry are in the front.)    The mornings were getting cold. John and Bobby always … Continue reading

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