Welcome to the blog of Ana Darcy Méndez, the one extraterrestrial alien you'd love to meet!
Ana's blog, which extends the Distant Cousin stories and is maintained for Ana by Dr. Al Past, is a treasury of her surprising and delicious recipes, her favorite Earthly art, poems, and music, and her fascinating, unconventional ideas about child raising, education, and languages. Add lots of location photographs and maps plus an assortment of unusual cats, and you have a fun, stimulating experience at your fingertips.
If you enjoy families and family life, you will love the modern yet old-style, growing, changing Méndez family
The sections below cover (1) the books, (2) photographs, (3) the maps, (4) Ana's interviews and responses to readers, (5) her recipes, (6) her favorite poems, art, and (7) music. Section (8) deals with the books, reviews, and where to locate them.
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