Category Archives: Music

DIA DE LA CRUZ


DIA DE LA CRUZ Dia de la Cruz is a holiday for the Mexicans in which they celebrate the construction workers with a ritual that has been going on literally for centuries. There are a lot of myths about the … Continue reading

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LAZY SATURDAY


LAZY SATURDAY   On this Saturday afternoon towards the end of siesta time on a hot 30 degree C/86 F day, I am relaxing in my second-story, darkened room, when I suddenly hear the mariachi performing a live concert in … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR IN AJIJIC, MEXICO


  HAPPY NEW YEAR IN AJIJI, MEXICO   To all readers, I wish you a Happy 2018. Another year has started. For me, it is the last year before I’ll hit the septuagenarian age. Right now I am sitting on … Continue reading

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THE PAGAN HOLIDAY


THE PAGAN HOLIDAY Anything can be taken as an offensive jibe, depending on one’s state of mind. I wondered why the so-called season of cheer and peace is so fraught with angst and the indignant expressions of righteousness for so … Continue reading

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SAN ANDRES FIESTA, AJIJIC, JALISCO, MEXICO


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The Virgin of Guadalupe in Mexico


href=”https://babyboomerwrites.wordpress.com/2012/12/29/the-virgin-of-guadalupe-in-mexico/mexico-2012-christmas-071/” rel=”attachment wp-att-823″> Many may not know the story of Juan Diego that led to the belief in, and the establishment of the Virgin of Guadalupe as the Queen of Mexico.This post is about the week of the fiestas for … Continue reading

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LOCAL AUTHOR EVENT


Being an author is in many ways a way of life that includes taking a lot of risk. A main question that figures prominently for authors is the fact of how are you going to be a full time writer … Continue reading

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Temples of Bali 2 and Prambanan on Java


The temple at Tana Lot on Bali by low tide and sundown, a special time. The grotto is only accessible at low tide and a ceremony is being held with prayer, offerings and a seal of the priest with a … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs


Below is a letter I send before the Summit Of The Americas to our minister Hon. Edward Fast Minister of Foreign Affairs 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, On, K1A 0G2 April 14, 2012-04-13 Dear Honourable Mr. Fast This is to express … Continue reading

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TALKING ABOUT MEXICO’S HISTORY


Worthwile information copied from the CBC that follows my previous blog post: http://music.cbc.ca/#/blogs/2012/5/Rear-View-Mirror-Neil-Youngs-16th-Century-history-lesson-in-Cortez-The-Killer “Every week in Rear-View Mirror, Rich Terfry looks back at a great song from the good ol’ days. In 1975, Neil Young wrote a song based on a story he remembered … Continue reading

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