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Did I say I was invisible?

I’m at an invisible age.  But being a gringa alone in a Mexican village brings a certain amount of notice.  I’ve been pretty successful at making alliances with women and children, but every once in awhile the “hombre” thing gets … Continue reading

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The Language Barrier…or lack thereof

Language is probably my biggest hurdle here.  I mentally rehearse and speak a pretty good sentence, backing up and beginning over in my mind when I hit a word or conjugation that is beyond me.  It’s only when I get … Continue reading

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Village Customs

Today I had TONS of kids at my drawing and reading class.  I positioned my chair by the ofrenda and had the big kids table at the other end of the porch with the little ones in between on the … Continue reading

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Kids are Fun

It isn’t greatly exciting here.  I think that is good. I have had a couple of art events with the kids.  The last time seven or eight of the kids were 5.  That’s really exhausting.  The older kids love the … Continue reading

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