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

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

Saturday, July 1, 2017

What a difference a day makes....

Well, actually three years and a little rain... make that lots of rain.... and work.
This is what it looked like three years ago after cleaning up what was a bit of a bomb zone.
The plants have grown so much.
I'm learning more and more about what it is to have a garden here, where it is normal to go five or six months without a drop of rain. 
So there are plants for the dry season which are finally getting established.  And there are those which thrive in the rainy season like the cedron or lemon verbena and the grenadas or pomegranates, which lose all their leaves and look dead.  Now they are covered with leaves, the cedron exuding such an amazing fragrance.
Lots of flowers to come which will draw even more butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Gypsy Goat Girl said...