The here and now... and what and why

Complacency is a trap. At least that’s what I was thinking when I up and left the comfort of a Yankee prep school gig, where I taught music, amongst other things, for 28 years. There was also that life long career as a composer, musician and artist.

First, it was a year in St. Thomas, USVI, working as a reporter and shooting photography and then, a year in San Agustin Etla, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Time passed.
More time passed and a year back in the Athens of America followed by a hasty return to Oaxaca where it is all happening.
A couple of years in San Sebastian Etla and now, just down the road in San Pablo Etla. Life is good.

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For additional photography please visit my flickr page.
You can find my music on Jango (World & latin - Worldbeat) and at iTunes and most online stores.
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If you are coming to Oaxaca, please contact me for tours or advice.

Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo
The view from Corazon del Pueblo

The hereafter re me

My photo
Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
Musician, photographer, videographer, reporter, ex-officio teacher, now attempting to be a world traveler

Thursday, May 8, 2008


May is protest month, but thus far things have been fairly quiet. The students at the University had a brief traffic stoppage,
This is a major intersection right near the zocalo.
but then things were back to normal.
Word to the wise: If you are going to climb a building and hang a sign, make sure that it can be read.Pink? I mean, pink? And what font is that?

Cinco de Mayo ain't no big thing here. In Puebla, yes, but for the rest of Mexico, it's a day like any other.

Of course, in the States, it's huge. Just a further indication of just how little the US really knows about it neighbors.

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