Biography, Martin A. BojanI’ve been writing poetry since college, graduated, and became an attorney. I fell in love, and have loved writing ever since. Born in Brooklyn in 1945, my poetry often follows the experiences of baby-boomers thru the years, to now, aging. In addition to poetry, I have written several plays, and short stories. […]
Carol Bowman entrawalls us with another trip. This time above the Arctic Circle. And the animal life she encounters.
PART 1 I awoke early to a wonderful, but still sleeping world here in Ajijic. It’s a nice time to be awake; before the day has really begun to unfold with all its time demands. The roosters haven’t even begun squawking out their morning announcements. The dogs aren’t yet barking; small birds aren’t yet chirping.
By: Dr. Michael McManmon, FounderThe College Internship Program Oftentimes in our society, we seem to disregard the wisdom, understanding, and experience of our elders. Just like Helen Keller had her Anne Sullivan, we have within our midst many miracle workers who have the patience of Job and the knowledge of King Solomon. The following are
Astranger asked me this as I sat in my favorite café. “Oh sure, military ya know. Air Force.” “You?” I listened to a couple of travel tales, finished my coffee and headed on home. But that innocuous conversation had rattled something loose in this old brain. As I walked toward home the familiar cobblestone street
Fifty years ago, my parents purchased a farm on a busy country road. They needed more space to grow tomatoes. Later, they turned the farm into a plant nursery. Now, in the middle of nowhere there’s not much in the way of entertainment. So early on my parents decided they needed to find a new
Remembrance When I lived in the U.S. my dear friend Eavonka would invite me every year to be the guest lecturer at her 6th grade elementary, inner city public school. The student body was made up mostly of Latino and Black youth and the topic was Day of the Dead. The Latino kids, mostly born
To Victoria Schmidt: I have LOVED El Ojo Del Lago…..UNTIL TODAY. You chose to demonize and denigrate myself as well as many others of my friends who have called Ajijic and Lake Chapala their paradise. Why in the world would you choose to alienate the MANY wonderful people who live and visit here. How sophomoric
Conchita, known and admired by many locals and expats, is one of the 30 indigenous ladies from the state of Oaxaca motivated by a Catholic priest years ago to move, live, create and sell their handicrafts in this wonderful town of Ajijic. After around six months of investigation, bureaucratic processes, and the collaboration of friends,
The recent death of Queen Elizabeth sparked many look-backs on her life and reign including one of her coronation, June 2nd, 1953. The photos were black and white, the young monarch was clad in smiles and surrounded by happy well-wishers. The reign of Queen Elizabeth II had begun. At the same time, on the other