Monthly Archives: March 2013

To the US and back

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Last week I went to the US. I was in the jury for SIGGRAPH, and also wanted to reenter the country before hitting the six month mark. I’m on a greencard and the INS likes it better that way. I…

The Highlands

One of the coolest parts about being stationed in San Cristóbal are being a short drive from a lot of different small towns. The indigenous people are more highly visible here than in other parts of Mexico, and when you…

Six months in

Today is our six-month mark of entering Mexico. I wanted to write something significant on this day, something that would say something more than a typical post about a town we visited, a festival we happened upon, or some challenge…

All those banners

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After almost six months on the road, I thought it would be a good time to look back at the banners that we’ve been using on the blog. This was in the Grand Canyon, on our way back to San…

Happy Birthday, Mom!

Happy Birthday to Van en Van’s Top Commenter: MY BEAUTIFUL MOTHER. On her birthday, I would like to recognize all the things she has given me, among them: an appreciation ( if not a deep knowledge) of nature A bleeding…

Nesting in the treehouse

This month we’ve taken ourself off the road and into the trees, renting the top floor of a cabin in San Cristóbal de las Casas. It is at one of our favorite campgrounds, Rancho San Nicolás, where we have stayed…

We need your help

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The Oaxaca Children Grassroots is a non profit in the US, that funds the Centro de Esperanza infantil, in Oaxaca. This is where we did the little photo workshop last month. The center sponsors the education of kids from poor…