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... spread through this village, knocking one after the other of us down like pins. Illness was bookended by house guests (one seeking a bit of sanctuary here, the other two arriving to celebrate C's birthday): pleasurable visits that also disrupted newly established rhythms of my Baja life.
Today I would say that, even beneath the bustle of visitors and the weariness of persistent winter bugs, I have shifted into somewhere new. I have been walking steadily deeper into ...
... headed into town. When something needs fixing, finding a tool or the right glue or other jerry-rigging solution is a collective process. Entertainment is very homespun, too. On Christmas Day, we borrowed glass plates from a neighbour to make a more festive meal on our rustic table, a table that we had also adorned for the day with special linens we had brought from home. As I returned the plates the next day, carrying them on foot of course, I thought how much I ...
... or locals to get a brochure about the marvels of the park.
Children who are born in this area grow up without ever getting out on the water, most of them. The idea of environmental education is a recent one here. Eco-Alianza, an inter-disciplinary non-governmental organization founded in Loreto and focused in part on ecological education for all ages, is a good step in the right direction.
C and I were part of a "guinea pig audience" last month in ...
... sorting. While I turn to my assignments, learning a new vocation, one I hope to take back to B.C. with me, she carries on contributions to ecological awareness, education, and change of practice that trademark her Vancouver life.
This, too, is part of "re-placing ourselves": not looking for opportunities to be chameleons, to change our skins wherever we go, but looking instead for new as well as familiar ways to be well in the skins we already know.
... moon and cloud-studded sky was too compelling to walk from. I stayed upstairs in that lantern-like space, but the first night I also felt disconcertingly exposed. It took a longer, closer look around me to better grasp the design of the dwellings, and the ingenuity with which sight lines into any bedroom have been avoided. So, I am learning to relax into a new appreciation of what "just enough privacy" means.
Life in Nopolo is giving me a chance to observe ...