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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Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo
The view from Corazon del Pueblo

The hereafter re me

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

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Look Ma, no hands

So there we have it.  Ulises on his way out says his hands are clean.  “Me voy con la frente en alto, con las manos limpias y el deber cumplido”.  I think that translates roughly, "I leave with my head held high, with clean hands and the job completed."
We live in a time when there is no lie too preposterous to utter.  

No really, I prefer it my way.

1 comment:

Joan said...

I think that means: Who me? I didn't do anything, I was just governing here, minding my own business and people disappeared, indigenous were ambushed and my friends got lucrative contracts. You people are crazy!