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September 2016 Blog Posts (6)

Appreciating Oaxaca with Saul Bellow and Italo Calvino

Take a break from politics and read two short stories centered in Oaxaca by two great writers.

Added by David H. Jones on September 27, 2016 at 10:53am — No Comments

In Oaxaca

I go to Oaxaca year after year because it is a place where I feel happy and comfortable.  It is a special place.  Many famous writers have felt the same.  I write briefly about them here.

Added by David H. Jones on September 24, 2016 at 7:01am — No Comments

Corn Whiskey Made in Oaxaca: Move Over Mezcal

Whatever took so long, about 10,000 years in the making:

Alvin Starkman - Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca

Added by Alvin Starkman on September 23, 2016 at 12:09pm — No Comments

A House Divided: Why the U.S. Election Won't Fix The Problems

This is a link to A House Divided on my website.

Added by David H. Jones on September 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Vibrant Street Art Defines The Politics of Oaxaca

For many in Oaxaca, street art is the means of communication.

Added by David H. Jones on September 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Secret to Making Friends in Mexico

When we were all dewy-eyed teenagers on study abroad programs, we embraced the idea of cultural exchange. We looked forward to our encounters with other kids our age in bars and train stations and the giggly struggle of language exchange that followed.

Those of us with children whom we wanted to be “global citizens” kept the spirit alive by encouraging them to travel and…


Added by Kerry Baker on September 8, 2016 at 2:50pm — 1 Comment

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