Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Healthy Body Politic? Vaccines in Mexico

“Un momento,” called A’s teacher Anita as we strollered away from his Montessori school one afternoon. When she caught up, she handed my husband a small slip of white paper printed faintly on one side. “Today they came to give … Continue reading

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Getting The Lead Out Of Mexican Ceramics

Glazed dishes being stacked into a traditional open-top, wood-fired kiln, Capula, Mexico For the Super Bowl, we headed across the street to a steak place with a big television. We ordered Victoria beers and hammered-thin bistec served a la mexicana … Continue reading

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Feat of Clay? Americas Quarterly

Today, the news is this Americas Quarterly article by my husband about Mexican potters who are trying to move away from lead glazes in order to compete for world markets. Check it out at the link below: http://www.americasquarterly.org/node/2140  

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