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Slow Day

Easter Sunday was a slow day.

I woke up slowly and took my time over making coffee. Even on a school morning I start by grinding the beans by hand – this time consuming process can be afforded by simultaneous warming of milk and boiling of the kettle. 182 more words


World Book Day

This librarian couldn’t let this go by without a mention… Today is World Book Day and, naturally, Oaxaca celebrates with music!   Under the shade of 130+ year old Indian laurel trees on the zócalo, the State Marimba Band opened the festivities. 229 more words


What's really new?

Was it just yesterday we celebrated new life? No, more than new life, we celebrated death defeated. We celebrated the Son of God, whose body was beaten and crucified, whose dead body was carried to a tomb but death couldn’t keep him. 307 more words


Felices a todos!

From the streets of Oaxaca today, wishing you happy Easter Sunday…

Four Twenty Day

almost Earth Day…

And, though nothing seen around the streets of the city, a happy Passover!


Happy Easter!

Happy Easter evfurryone! We’re having lots of fun here on Nocturne. The Easter bunny visited!

My fur-less cousins came to search for all the eggs… Look at what they found! 54 more words


Catholicism III: Conquest by Incorporation, not Extermination

This is the third part of a three-part series on Catholicism in the Andes.  Click on these links to read Catholicism I: Holy Week and… 3,699 more words

Andean Culture

Happy Easter from us for all Christians!

,Easter (Old English Ēostre), also called the Pasch[4] or Pascha (the two latter names derived, through Latin: Pascha and Greek Πάσχα Paskha, from… 1,607 more words

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