Ghana Light German Light.

By Monica Maria Tetzlaff   This has been a year of heritage for our family.  Our daughter Hannah is African American and my partner and I are of European heritage, specifically German in my case.  Brad, my partner is German and Scottish, but is not a German speaker. I am close to my heritage because … Continue reading Ghana Light German Light.

Velveteen Your Life, or How to Become a Real Artist.

Once upon a time Melissa Culross dreamed of singing, but she told herself and others that she couldn't sing outside of the shower. One day, she realized that it was all a lie.  In fact she found that she was her own biggest critic.  Since she'd never sang in front of people or regularly performed … Continue reading Velveteen Your Life, or How to Become a Real Artist.

What’s This Blog About Anyway?

After a bit of blogsoul searching, its become clear that I want Mezclados to be. Its really just not going to be a political publication or culture journal about being "mixed."  Instead the content will be "mixed," I love art,  music, people and great storytelling and that's what you are going to get here. The … Continue reading What’s This Blog About Anyway?