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

Friday, February 24, 2017

Nobody does it better... Doña Melisa's tamales

Everybody has their favorite tamales lady.... maybe there are some men out there doing it, but I've never heard of one.  Anyway, mine is Doña Melisa who sells a wide variety of some of the best tamales around in the market in Etla on Wednesdays.  
I have been enjoying hers for years, after sampling most everyone's in the market.  I know there is some very stiff competition, but she my favorite.  Hers tamales are so nice and fat and tasty.... Her rajas are sublime....Hmmm ... I think I'll have one for dinner..... now. 

1 comment:

DStowens said...

Damn - and me way up here and you and her way down there. How am I gonna slake my hunger, eh?