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Full-body Scan

I travel frequently to Oaxaca, Mexico. On my last return trip I was singled out at the Mexico City Airport for extra scrutiny by the security personnel. I’m told that passengers are chosen at random for the extra attention, but I don’t believe it because I’m often chosen. Maybe I look shifty, or perhaps my mustache makes me look suspicious. Who knows? In any case, … Continue reading Full-body Scan

In Search of Elusive Fall Colors

Fall colors weren’t very good in this part of Wisconsin this year. I don’t really know anything about the science of leaf color, but it seems that each fall is a little different from the last. This year the colors were quite uneven. Some trees turned color early, while others remained completely green. By the time some trees turned, others were completely leafless. There were … Continue reading In Search of Elusive Fall Colors

New Photos of Guelaguetza 2010 Parade Posted

I just posted new snapshots of the 2010 Guelaguetza parade (July 24th) at the following site. Guelaguetza is a yearly celebration of ethnic diversity in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. It is now a major event in the city of Oaxaca with delegations from across the state attending the festival during the last two weeks of July. Guelaguetza 2010 Continue reading New Photos of Guelaguetza 2010 Parade Posted

Shameless Self-Promotion

In September I was invited to exhibit six photographs at the Roberta Fiskum Art Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. I was one participant, along with four others, in a show for Latino Heritage Month. The photos, show below, are from Guelaguetza, an annual celebration of ethnic diversity in Oaxaca, Mexico. Special thanks go to Mike Flanagan, Director of the Crossman Gallery at UW-Whitewater for … Continue reading Shameless Self-Promotion