Today’s Dicho: Live Large (Video)
This video I shot at El Palacio de los Jugos of Marta’s hilarious and charming cousin riffing on living large in Miami made me go searching for an appropriate dicho.
I think this one fits wonderfully: “A comer, beber, bailar y gozar, que el mundo se va acabar.”
Basically, it’s the Spanish version of “Eat, drink and be merry because tomorrow we die.”
It works. A reminder that you’d better eat all the cuatro leches cake you wish to ’cause all you’ve got is today. Or, maybe not?
Or, how about this one: “De esta vida nada sacaras, solo panza llena y nada mas.” (Translation: All you’re getting out of this life, Buddy, is a full belly and nothing more…”