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Milagros Beginnings | One Tortilla At A Time

I was pretty young when I decided I wanted to become a “Mexican Food Restaurateur” ( proprietor of a restaurant).  However, it certainly wasn’t my first dream.

When I was a very young kid, I want to fly a big silver airplane for American Airlines.  Dad traveled often and Mom would pack us kids up in the wood-paneled station wagon and drive to the St. Louis Airport to pick him up.

Specifically, I loved the plane called the L-1011 made by Lockheed (pronounced L-10-11).  It was used by American Airlines only and was a much larger plane than was being flown by other airlines.

It was a bullet and a bulldozer all at the same time.  The gleaming chrome finish was adorned with a red, white and blue stripe.  Man, I thought those big planes were the coolest ever!  Actually, there where times I was more excited to see the giant chrome Lockheed L-1011 at the airport than I was my weary dad.

I was pretty insistent that I was going to be a pilot some day.  Realizing I was headed for major disappointment, when I was about 7 years old, my parents sat me down and explained Read More→