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Cate Poe
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A solemn procession that reaches San Miguel de Allende every year on the Sunday before Palm Sunday.
Just after five AM Sunday, the fireworks started — blasting steadily like heavy artillery. Tejano started cursing until I reminded him that the pilgrims were arriving on foot from The Shrine at Atotonilco, off the road to Dolores Hidalgo. We lay awake listening until a  little before seven, when we heard the slow funereal drum roll. …
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The New Jim Crow....
The legal scholar spoke at New York's Union Theological Seminary and encouraged people "to explore the meaning of race and justice at a particularly critical moment in our nation's history."
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Strolling Campeche’s UNESCO World Heritage Historic Center was about as thrilling as a walk through a neat row of pastel crayons,  boxed in tight by blindingly white fortress walls. Very pretty, but for me, too much of a pristine museum piece — too…
Campeche, MX. is lovely, but awfully tame. Two unexpected tour guides -- one zig-zagging back streets; the other slashing jungle -- liven things up a bit.
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San Miguel de Allende, MX gets two types of patron holidays: Patron Saint San Miguel with archangels, devils and fireworks and Patron Soldier Ignacio Allende with battalions, helicopters and SOLDIERS!
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Mexico's permanent visa requirements, while steadily improving, can still be confusing. Here's a first-person Fall 2014 account of how the process works.
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Just after five AM Sunday, the fireworks started — blasting steadily like heavy artillery. Tejano started cursing until I reminded him that the pilgrims were arriving on foot from The Shrine at Atotonilco, off the road to Dolores Hidalgo. We lay awake…
Just after five AM Sunday, the fireworks started — blasting steadily like heavy artillery. Tejano started cursing until I reminded him that the pilgrims were arriving on foot from The Shrine at Atotonilco, off the road to Dolores Hidalgo. We lay awake listening until a  little before seven, when we heard the slow funereal drum roll. …
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Still friends 45 years after Austin Reagan High School.
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Nobody, except our neighbor Jennifer had ever heard of Orizaba.  She mainly remembered it as the very industrial city where she came to study Spanish and nailed the preterite tense. The rest of you were kind of clueless.  But, as we searched for an…
Nobody, except our neighbor Jennifer had ever heard of Orizaba.  She mainly remembered it as the very industrial city where she came to study Spanish and nailed the preterite tense. The rest of you were kind of clueless.  But, as we searched for an overnight stop between San Miguel de Allende and Campeche, three things …
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I dont usually share my photos on Google+, but this is pretty cool. Definitely a year I am proud of.  Happy New Years, Everyone!
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My most popular post to date. Given changes to Mexican immigration laws and all the rumors, lots of people are desperate to get an accurate account of how the process works. Here is mine.
Mexico's permanent visa requirements, while steadily improving, can still be confusing. Here's a first-person Fall 2014 account of how the process works.
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Community, Labor & On-line Organizer
Employment
  • Self-employed
    Community, Labor & On-line Organizer, 2012
  • NYSNA, HCAN, CCC, National AFL-CIO, NYCOSH, SEIU, SEIU1199, CWA, ACORN
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San Miguel de Allende, MX
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Brooklyn, NY - El Paso, Texas - Columbus
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I organize. I travel. I write. I connect people across social networks and geographic boundaries.
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  • Antioch College
    1976
  • John H. Reagan High School, Coronado High School, Mesita Elementary, St. Clement's Parish School, Green Gates (Mexico, D.F.)
    1972
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Female
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September 25
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Catherine Poe, Cathy Poe
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