Category Archives: Recycling

Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle….the Mexican Way

Quite some time ago, I wrote about some of the ways that Mexicans reuse, repurpose, and recycle (http://bigskysouthernsky.wordpress.com/2011/03/22/recycle-reuse-reduce-repurpose/).  And more recently I’ve been writing about our drive to collect used warm clothing for the old folks in my neighboring barrio … Continue reading

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Bringing in the Sheaves….or at least the clothing

When I was a kid and still attending church, I loved hymns.  Not all of them, but a lot of them.  And one of my favorites was “Bringing in the Sheaves,” although, honestly, I thought for a long time that … Continue reading

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Los Ancianos de Nextipac

On Friday, 2 December 2011, I got together with some other folks who are involved in the gift giving celebration for the old folks [los ancianos] of the little pueblo next to me [Nestipac].  Our job…if that’s what you can … Continue reading

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Recycle, reuse, reduce, repurpose

For many years, I worked in the US National Parks.  No, I was not a Park Ranger, although many of my friends were.  I worked for Xanterra Parks & Resorts, which was, for many years, the largest National Park concessionaire … Continue reading

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