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...
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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....
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Zona Maco 2016

Mexico City’s Emerging Art Scene

The incredibly low fares Mexican airlines offer was something I could not resist, and it did not take much to convince my husband to pack and join me for a few days in “Mexico Profundo” – a thought provoking, cultural...
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The Surreal Passion of Sir Edward James

Finding a surreal sculpture garden amidst a rain forest in Northeastern Mexico is as unbelievable as the story behind Sir Edward James (1907-1984). James was a legendary man, and an immensely rich poet – as described by Salva...
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Revisiting San Luis Potosi, Mexico

  I reunite with San Luis Potosi as it celebrates its 421 anniversary. Five years separated me from its present, and I found it has not lost the provincial, colonial charm albeit the traffic and continuously rising populat...
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