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

Saturday, May 23, 2015


Normally, May is the hottest month of the year.  However, this year, it was April and now the rains have come, along with nice cool mornings and pleasant afternoon temperatures.   So everything is turning green.  It is hard to believe that this garden was a bomb zone less than two years ago.
 There will hundreds of zinnias, cosmos and marigolds starting to flower in just a few more days.
That rosemary, romero, just behind the agave, was a tiny slip of a plant not long ago.  Now, it is big and getting bigger.  I trim it and give to the people walking down the road.

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