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added on 14/09/2012 by: abby lee smith
Very Simple Very Easy Very Good, (VSVEVG) is about the shared life of artist and writer, Abby Smith and camposino and mezcalero, Felipe Pita Cruz in rural Mexico. This blog is about what it's like to live in the campo (country living en espanol), and our milagros and mishaps on the road to self sustainability.
 tags: animal husbandry, art, gardening-foraging, self-sustainablity, writing

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Bathtub View  Posted on 09/28/2014
  I lie in the bath. The water is hot and I am grateful. I’ve lived without hot water so many years I tear up when slide into a hot bath. The faucet drips. It falls into my bath, I try to feel that’s okay. The...
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The Voyage of the Other  Posted on 09/25/2014
Life at present, and perhaps always…is about voyages. But my attachment to place, my love, and companions always leaves me a little lost. To speak of the sea without speech of the shore     I recite Furthermore by Christina...
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Fallen Empire  Posted on 09/21/2014
Felipe and I left the US with 50,000 dollars, four suitcases and the dream of a self-sustainable life. In two years, though we had a house, 17 acres of land and no debt, we were flat broke, with only a small,(less than fifty dollars a...
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Fast Slow Food  Posted on 09/17/2014
Our philosophy   We believe that everyone has a fundamental right to pleasure and consequently the responsibility to protect the heritage of food, tradition and culture that make this pleasure possible. Our movement is founded upon...
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Buying Local  Posted on 09/13/2014
  Our greengrocer, Dona Celia  never tires of explaining to ladies shopping at her cart that I buy Méxican food when I’m in México and American food when I’m in the US. My fellow shoppers smile and give...
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Special Edition  Posted on 09/12/2014
When I was a little girl my grandmother recited and read poetry to me. I have her to thank for my love of poetry. Today for her 90th birthday, I recite my favorite from her repertoire, The Owl and the Pussycat, by Edward Lear. I...
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The Fourth Ship  Posted on 09/09/2014
Some fantasize about leaving their reasonable lives of routine and moving to an exotic land . I dream about being an accountant. If only my passion was the tidy logic of columns and sums, not the metaphor of alchemy or search for...
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The Bliss of Solitude  Posted on 09/01/2014
This post is a riddle; can you guess what poem I recite before you view the link? No fair reading the tags!  Hint: Don’t forget the title and the image. I’ve stayed away from “best loved poems” in this project,...
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  • Bertha05
    Bertha05 19 September 2012 03:01:34

    Jajajaj it is good to know how you guys are getting involved in good and simple but important things We, Mexicans have in our hometown! ¡Gracias por recordarnoslo! porque a veces quieren que lo olvidemos

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