Postcards: Oaxaca

Dear Mom:

While walking in Oaxaca, an ancient couple with leathery faces and silver hair approached me. Between them was a small boy of four or five. When he saw me in my Tehauntepec costume (picture Frida Kahlo), he whistled at me like a construction worker! Yo soy Mexicana…



Jeaninne Escallier Kato is a retired educator who finds her writing muse in Mexico.