It was the lure of their mission to preserve the use of plant and insect dyes, techniques that date back more than a thousand years in the indigenous Zapotec tradition.
One of my priorities while visiting Oaxaca was to get outside the city centro and check out some of the smaller villages and experience what Oaxaca is known for – artisans who make exceptional folk art pieces.
A few of my favorite places in Oaxaca Centro, Mexico.
This was one year I was thrilled when it finally came to a close…for many reasons.
It’s hard to believe that my two months here in the desert is winding down.
Here’s to welcoming myself back to my little space. It’s been a while, a few months actually. Oh, social media…I love you and I hate you. So let’s see…where do I start.
I love when this happens . . .
“What this world needs is more front porches…where folks converse, live, laugh, and love.”
The New York Botanical Garden is a must at spring time…but even better when there’s a Chihuly exhibition.
It’s so hard for me to believe that eight years ago today, I boarded a plane to make a life long dream come true.
This year we inquired about the possibility of adding an additional school to our visit in Vietnam. It didn’t take long before one was identified.
The moment when chaos takes over because motorbikes were waiting to take us all to the school in the small village of Tan Dan, located high in the mountains of the northern part of Vietnam.
One of the reasons for returning on this trip to SE Asia was to take supplies and clothes (for the second time) to a school in need up in the northern mountains of Vietnam.
Why spend time and money visiting places for the second and third time?
“Colours are the wounds of light.”
The election process had touched on feelings I didn’t even know I was capable of having…
Oh…little blog…I’m back. I have so much to tell you.
Where do I even start…I’m in San Miguel de Allende…and for an entire month!
…when your courage kindled,
and out you stepped onto new ground,
your eyes young again with energy and dream
a path of plenitude opening before you…