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At 5:45 a.m. or so I started to wake up and notice that something odd was happening……as I lay there, my thought was, “what the hell is this???”  It took me a few moments to realize, holy crap!  29 more words


Oaxaca Series: Teotitlan del Valle

Teotitlan del Valle is located 20 miles away from Oaxaca City, the capital of Oaxaca state. It was founded in 1465 and it is considered to be the first town founded by the Zapotecs. 361 more words


My First Taste of Oaxaca, Mexico

Overlooking the City of Oaxaca

I’m 12 days into my Mexico adventure, and, so far, it has truly been a unique, challenging, and rewarding escapade. My home for the month is the city of Oaxaca (pronounced wah-HA-ka), a small and historical urban center located in the southern part of Mexico. 1,108 more words



As I write this, I am on the rooftop patio of the place where I am staying.  There are beautiful views of the mountains all around.  2,815 more words



This woman is an advertisement for a poetry reading at La Nueva Babel.

There are so many incredibly gorgeous flyers here, I want to hijack them all.


Simmer Magazine, and my first step into recipe writing

My mother is the chef in my family. I have always been, most simply, an eater.

I come from a long line of cooking women. My great-grandmother was an award-winning pie baker in Iowa City, Iowa, where she donated the winnings to charities each year. 582 more words

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“You play life”, you once said in a thick evening’s obscurity high up on the rock
that leans on heavy ocean’s body.
No was an instinctive reply that came out of my very own lips then. 19 more words