Bob G.

Event Organizer


Houston, TX
Hometown: San Juan PR

Member since:

March 15, 2009


I want to speak Spanish more often and meet people with an interest in the language. Took plenty of grammar in school. I speak the language well, but concerned I'll get rusty.

¿Que te gustaría hacer para mejorar tu español? (What would you like to do improve your Spanish for the better?)

I want to think of the right word in Spanish quickly instead of fumbling for the word or settling for Spanglish.

¿Cuales son algunas de tus lugares favoritos para comer comida Hispana? (What are some of your favorite Hispanic restaurants?)

Cafe Piquet, Mi Pueblito.

¿De donde eres? ¿De donde es tu familia? (Where are you from? Where is your family from?)

Born in Cuba, raised in San Juan PR. Have lived in Mexico and Spain.

¿Quiénes son tus celebridades favoritos de origen hispano? (What are your favorite celebrities of Hispanic origen? actor, musician, singer, comedian, etc.

Writers: Carlos Eire (Waiting for Snow in Havana), F. Bauer (el puente de Alcantara). Singers: Willie Chirino.

What Bob G. is saying about this Meetup Group

This group is easy going, few seem to be shy and those that needed help with Spanish got it. There is a good ratio of solid Spanish speakers to those who are still improving their language skills. Truly a great opportunity to speak Spanish without feeling embarrased or self-concious.

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  • Diana

    Bob, thanks for telling me about the Soto exhibit. It is amazing.

    Jul 13, 2014 9:26 PM
  • Di F.

    Fort Bend Movies & More

    Hi Bob! Welcome to the FBM&M! We're so glad you have joined us. We see bunches of movies and do a whole lot more! We have Game Nights; Happy Hours; go to concerts; Miller Outdoor Theater; brunches; hiking; dinners; holiday parties and Trivia Night at BWW! Please go the calendar soon and RSVP for something that interests you so we can meet you! We're looking forward to seeing you at one of our events soon! If there's anything I can answer for you, please, don't hesitate to ask. :) Di

    Oct 24, 2013 8:16 PM
  • Sabine

    Hello Bob, Welcome to the group!

    Oct 21, 2013 10:53 PM
  • Marcela

    Hola Bob:
    ¡Bienvenido al grupo!, espero tener el placer de conocerlo pronto y que disfrute de los eventos culturales a los que asistiremos y que sea una oportunidad para practicar español. :)

    Sep 16, 2013 9:00 AM
  • Jordan C.

    Houston Area Trails & More

    Hey Bob, The meet-up I was talking about was the hike the group takes on the Lone Star Trails. I think the next one is Saturday, Oct. 27 or some similar date. It's title on here will say "HATS Lone Star trail, etc." Let me know if you can't find it. Thanks!

    Sep 27, 2012 4:01 PM
  • Lucy

    Social Spanish Houston

    Hola Bob, fue un placer conocerte al igual que al grupo de personas que asistieron el día de hoy. Fue muy amena la lectura y el tiempo se me paso volando. Nos vemos el próximo sábado.

    May 26, 2012 9:36 PM
  • Liz

    Hello Bob, Bella will not be able to attend any event this weekend. She is in the hospital recuperating from a not so serious issue yet she needs someone to take over this event. I just spoke to Luis Cardoso, who broke the news. I see you as event host so please know you will lead this one! Have fun!

    Mar 16, 2012 7:49 PM
  • Jorge

    Social Spanish Houston

    No se ven las fechas de los siguientes meetings..

    Mar 03, 2012 12:04 PM
  • Jorge

    Social Spanish Houston

    hola Bob
    Soy Jorge de cuentos cortos grupo, que paso en la ultima junta, yo no pude ir>? Habra mas meeting en el futuro> posiblemente otro libro??

    Mar 03, 2012 10:44 AM
  • Yrene

    Social Spanish Houston

    Hola Bob, espero que estes muy bien. Queria preguntarte si vas a La Flor de Cuba el viernes, no se si recuerdas el libro que te comente y te lo queria mostrar a ver si te interesa para tu serie de cuentos cortos.

    May 20, 2011 12:58 AM
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