Monthly Archives: February 2014

Starting Young

Last night, while this performer was playing for the evening strollers in the Jardin, this minute Mexican, who could hardly walk, put down his bottle and for the next twenty minutes followed him around enthusiastically imitating every step and whoop, … Continue reading

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Jim Henson, Where are You?

A poodle, I guess, but looks more like an invention of Jim Henson. Looking longingly at the Restaurant Pegaso across the street. Waiting for a table?

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Quinceañera

In many Latin American countries the Quinceañera, celebrated when a girl reaches fifteen, marks the passage to Womanhood. The characteristic ball gown, in Mexico pink seems to have become the favorite, is frequently seen around town. After the Quinceañera Mass … Continue reading

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iPhone Antics

Everyone visiting San Miguel has to have their photo taken with the towering Parroquia (see two posts below) as a backdrop. This dude does it the right way. Dressed as a cowboy, I guess rolling around in the dirt is … Continue reading

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Agnes Olive

Originally from Canada, Agnes Olive is one of many gifted artists living and working in San Miguel. She has spent many years putting together some extraordinary pieces constructed mainly from found objects, forming them into sculptural works featuring powerfully-featured mystical … Continue reading

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More Mojigangas

A new crop of Mojigangas have appeared this year in San Miguel, this one wandering the Jardin in San Miguel on the Constitution Day weekend holiday.

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