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The New Laredo Outlet Shoppes; Like it’s 1999

The new Laredo Outlet Shoppes opened its doors on March 16, 2017. The best thing about it is that it is located right along the Rio Grande River. Yes! from the food court terrace one can watch pedestrians stroll across from Mex...
by Nydia O
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At a rug textile mill

The Indigenous Women of Oaxaca

Happy, tired, busy, curious and friendly. The women of Oaxaca are never idle. Always busy, always pensive, almost distant yet ever present. During a recent trip to Oaxaca, my husband Lupe took the photos below of these incredib...
by Nydia O
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Sabbath dinner

We are not Islands

A common trick our mind plays on us involves the use of negative thoughts. Hopelessness, loneliness, low self esteem, helplessness… we know this game, for most of us have experienced low points in our lives. I usually refer t...
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Unexpected Israel

Three months have passed since my return from Israel. It has taken this long to assimilate the extraordinary experiences, and my eye-opening realizations and discoveries in this land sometimes called the center of the universe....
by Nydia O
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Boat ride in Galilee

A New Shore

This past December the privilege of visiting towns on the banks of the sea of Galilee was bestowed upon me by some amazing miracle. This was a time of meditation and healing not to mention a new beginning. Plenty of emotions an...
by Nydia O
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