The Juquila Library and Miscellaneous Cool Stuff
We go to the library in Juquila, just briefly, Julia needs to take back a book. It is, as you would expect, one large room, with books lining the walls. And I don’t try to take pictures to show you how small it was ~ I think that would have been kind of rude.
In many ways, it is just what we would expect from a library in the summer.
There’s are kid activities and a colorful bulletin board.
And they’ve been doing projects.
See them up above the shelves? Here’s some flowers in a different part of the room:
And my favorite, the Don Quixote’s.
There were probably 20 of them. I particularly like these two.
When I win the lottery, I think I’ll donate a new room of books for the Juquila library. Wouldn’t that be fun?
Along the same lines of “just cool stuff,” here are some of the wood carving that Conan’s friend’s father does.
Here’s Conan’s friend, holding a baby Jesus his Dad made.
Yes, that’s Julia in her cute cap in the corner…
Here’s the wood carver himself, with a crucifix he’s made.
Pretty amazing, huh?
Nothing particularly poignant or different today. Just cool stuff I saw.
Here’s some coconuts in a tree.
Well, I guess that’s a little different from what you see in Kentucky…
In Oaxaca City, as I’m drinking my morning coffee, I look up to see hundreds of bike riders turning the corner into the square. Don’t know what they were doing.
National Bike Day, maybe?
Also in Oaxzca City, we go to a little store that sells mezcal, and sample a number of varieties. The display of their wares looks like this.
It looks like a shrine, doesn’t it? Yes, of course I bought some.
Compare it to this:
Ok, that’s not really a shrine, they’re selling souvenirs too. Maybe it’s just the shiny colors that made me think of this, which is at the shrine.
I’m downloading the pictures off my camera in the next day or so, so I’ll be back to talk about the roads and some stuff about the beach we went to in Rio Grande. But today, I’m going to the State Fair with my sister. We’ve been doing that every year for ~ well, just about forever.
I LOVE the fair!