About Geri Anderson and Marcus Wilkinson

Geri Anderson has had a career in writing for newspapers, magazines, and public relations.  In the 1970s and 80s, she was an instructor at Broward Community College in Florida and also worked as a counselor for troubled teens. Geri has written a memoir, Oh Oaxaca, Living, Laughing and Learning in Mexico, about her life in retirement.  Articles about her travels in Mexico can be found at http://www.mexconnect.com. Marcus Wilkinson’s blog about all things Mexican can be found at: http://www.mexicancorrido.com

Amazing Puppet Maker Changes Boy with Autism’s World

Amazing Puppet Maker Changes Boy with Autism's World https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/puppet-maker-changes-boys-world

Autism knows no boundaries.  It pays no attention to skin color, language, or nationality.  In Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico, a puppet maker discovered that some children who had never talked before could talk to his puppets.  For 30 years, José Octavio Azcona y Juárez has been creating monos de calenda for festive occasions, which are […]

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