Tagged: Personal

Any non-education related posts.

Via Ferrata climb in La Huasteca

Last Saturday a few friends and I climbed the “Independence Peak”, a mountain about a 10 minute drive into la Huasteca canyon and easily visible from my neighbourhood. The route is called the Via...

Some neat lightning

A couple weekends back I caught a pretty intense thunderstorm that moved through Monterrey. Somehow, sitting on my friend’s balcony in San Pedro, the storm moved right across our view but didn’t pass over...

Jamming at ASOMEX

I don’t usually post pictures or video of students, but these guys (Edgar on ukelele and Mau looking on) gave their permission. The jam took place at the Ambassadors booth at ASOMEX (a soccer...

International Women’s Day

I’m taking a moment to reflect today on how lucky I am to live in a world where International Women’s Day can be a celebration as well as a call to action. While I...

Dia de los Muertos

Our Grade 9 conference groups have been preparing for our Dia de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”) celebrations for a couple weeks. This traditional Mexican holiday celebrates and remembers the lives of deceased...

Neil Hilborn and My Town

Yesterday night, poet Neil Hilborn visited ASFM for a poetry workshop with our students and an extraordinary performance in our Black Box theatre. I was lucky enough to catch the show, and it seemed...