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

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Atzompa in the sun...

We have had so much rain here, I wanted to get a shot of the sun when it made a rare appearance.  Luckily, the archaeological site of Atzompa was just in sight.
Really, the rains have been like nothing I have seen before.  Sure, it's the rainy season and we have regular torrential downpours, but they are generally short-lived.  However, lately, the skies open up in late afternoon and then it pours all night. The streets are rivers and the rivers are overflowing.  How bad is it?  Well, I snagged this shot from FB and it should give you a pretty good idea.

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