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Visiting an "orphanage" in Mexico- Hogar Infantil

Hogar means home. Infantil means children. Hogar Infantil is a children’s home with an excellent record of success. It is not really an orphanage, as many of the children have family elsewhere. 1,747 more words

Ancient ruins and water frozen in time! Oaxaca part two.

One of the highlights of Oaxaca City for most visitors is the ruins of the Monte Alban archeological site. This is huge area located on a mountain overlooking the city. 818 more words

A Year Ago...

It was one year ago today that I announced on this blog that I would be leaving the world of school counseling to join my church staff on a full-time basis. 490 more words


Will Vail Resorts Build Big in 2018?

If you follow the ski industry, mark your calendar for four months from now, the week of December 4th.  Very early one morning that week, the largest mountain resort operator in the world will release its fiscal 2018 first quarter results and, more importantly to this audience, outline capital expenditures for 2018.   2,634 more words

Projects & Plans

Oaxaca City, Oaxaca.

This city is in an ideal climate zone. It is surrounded by lush green mountains that send gentle breezes through. It blessed with a light afternoon rain almost daily and a torrential downpour occasionally. 1,414 more words

Mountain village scenes (Veracruz and Oaxaca)

Somewhere in the jungly mountains of Mexico lies the line between the states of Veracruz and  Oaxaca. I suppose there is a sign on a highway somewhere that marks that state-line. 988 more words

Veracruz state- police encounters!

Mexico has 31 States and one Federal District. Many of them are named the same as the capital city. Leaving the city of Puebla and driving through the state of Puebla we crossed into the state of Veracruz on our way to the city of Veracruz. 1,627 more words