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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You can find my music on Jango (World & latin - Worldbeat) and at iTunes and most online stores.
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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

Friday, February 10, 2012

Confirmation - Oaxaca is safe!

The US has issued another and more specific travel advisory for Mexico and, as I have been saying for years, Oaxaca is safe.  No warnings or alerts for this place.
The rest of the document is an interesting read.   Yes, there are problems, but what would detailed advisories look like for other countries where there are also problems?  Greece?  Japan?  What would it look like for the US?  They all could be made to look pretty scary. 

I hasten to add, there are certain places in Mexico and rest of the world I would not venture.  I always weigh the options and possibilities versus the potential for problems.  However, in Oaxaca, as the US says, "No warning is in effect."  Party on, Garth.

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