Roundabout when I was a senior in high school or maybe a freshman in college I set a life goal for myself of coining a phrase. I knew you couldn’t force a term into existence and hope it will stick so I knew I had to just wait. I think now, in the week of… Continue reading Guelaguetzafication
It was ten minutes to midnight, I was sitting at my kitchen table working on a translation between Candy Crush lives. I heard it before I felt it. It sounded like heavy machinery rumbling down in the riverbed behind my house–something that would not have been strange to hear had it not been ten minutes… Continue reading September 7th
This post recently came across my Facebook feed. It starts off like this: “A night of rain and pizza?” “What do you want on it?” “Chicatanas!” Chicatanas are large winged ants that come up out of the ground shortly after the first few rains of the rainy season. I have known of them and that… Continue reading Leaf Cutter Pizza?
Oaxaca is, in my opinion, the crown jewel of Mexico. I’m not the only one who thinks so, and it’s not hard to find information about visiting the City of Oaxaca and the area immediately surrounding it. But the treasures don’t stop an hour outside of the city. There are wonderful places to visit all… Continue reading Welcome to Undiscovered Oaxaca