Swimming with Sharks

Waiting at the dock, the excitement is palpable.  Twenty-five miles off the coast of this island, giants are in the water.  We are on Isla Mujeres, “the Island of Women”,…

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Dias de los Muertos: Mexico

November 1st and 2nd, mark the Days of the Dead (Dias los Muertos) in Mexico. November 1st is in honor of deceased children and infants (Dia de los Inocentes –…

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Myriad of Monarchs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ces82gGH_lM]  As I’m sitting down to write this, millions and millions of monarchs are congregated in the oyamel forests on several mountaintops in central Mexico.  The monarchs began arriving in…

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