A Few Good Things on a Bad Day for the World...and Some Additional Awfulness January 21st 2017 My day started with Spanish class, as usual. There was much sadness about the inauguration, and some attempts at jokes by the teacher. I left class early to join Bill who was waiting for me in the courtyard, and we walked to the Jardin (the main square) to join the Trump protest. After singing "We shall Overcome" (which moved me to tears) we all marched around the park a few times. There were abou ... read more
North America » Mexico » Guanajuato » San Miguel de Allende The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
I was a primary teacher in a K-12 alternative school. In 2006, I took a leave for four months, travelling through Central America. I visited schools and studied Spanish along with being a tourist. My class followed my travels through this blog. I have continued to use this blog to keep friends, family and my students connected to my travels, recently in Mexico and now Kenya!
I am now retired and my husband and I hope to do even more traveling! I am volunteering in an after-school program on the Indian reservation where we live and at the local art museu... full info