When Joy and I wake in the morning, we know we are in Oaxaca. Shaking off dreams of serpents in trees makes way for strange bird songs along with the more familiar Inca dove call. If the birds don’t wake you, the bells will. As if to celebrate the rising of the sun, each cathedral […]
The world loves a parade. What we saw of this one was mostly preparation.
Where everybody who’s anybody goes.
We heard about the “fabulous” Sunday market from a few different sources.
The total mileage was only around 3 miles for the day, but it was all uphill!
We’ve met one of the local weavers. He just finished a beautiful big, red and black rug with the “Flor de Oaxaca” on it. This is a simple flower shape that is a symbol of peace. If he hasn’t sold it, we hope to get some pictures soon…
Santo Domingo is the biggest church in Oaxaca, and seems to be where everything happens. The grounds take up four square blocks, and consist of the church, the ex-convent (which is now a huge museum), the botanical gardens, and the buildings at the entrance to the gardens, at least part of which is a library. […]
We did a lot of walking.
We walked at least 8 miles today, all over the place.
There are so many pieces to a life.
Dreams really do come true! Some just happen, others take work to come true.
Although Steve has lots of leadership qualities, he doesn’t really like his picture taken. He’s a generous and thoughtful person. He has talents in art, photography, design, and other fields. One thing he’s good at is ideas, and getting things started. He’s always had an interest in art, but hasn’t applied himself to it lately. […]
My ability to learn quickly, combined with my background in code development and legacy systems, enables me to be immediately productive in a variety of project environments. Sounds like something you’d see on a resume, doesn’t it? Well, actually, that’s where I got it. It’s not that I’m looking for a job, but my nature […]