Parks


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Today we are going to Muse about our recent visit to Mexico.  If this is your first visit, welcome to Musings. If you have been here before, welcome back. Over time we are going to talk about many things: the past, the present, perhaps the future, travel, art, society and more. Wherever my musing takes me. I hope you will come along with me.

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Parks

Every time I visit Mexico I am taken by how much the people are focused on beauty.  Pattern, color, texture and design reach out to you from brightly colored buildings, from housewares, from clothing, from jewelry, from every source.

The house we stay in is a testament  to this appreciation of the esthetic.    The garden is a sculpture.  The stone floor is a work of art.  Throughout the casa are paintings and art objects.

This appreciation of beauty is evident in the parks and public gathering places like the Jardin (town square).

juarez-park

Juarez Park

At home we have several parks.  One I can think of is a soccer field.  Another has tennis courts, a dog area and picnic tables.  Several others have trees and grass and little else.  These parks serve a utilitarian purpose.  They are a place to play, a gathering place, a respite.  They are not particularly beautiful.

In San Miguel de Allende there are a number of parks.  They serve the same purposes but with an attention to design and beauty.  There is an area for sports.

this-area-of-juarez-park-is-always-active

this area of Juarez Park is always active

sports-now-in-the-morning-group-erobics

Sports now  then Group Erobics in the Morning

Near where we stay is Juarez Parque.  Teddy, my  dog and I take a daily walk through the park.  People gather, they play, they run, they exercise, they walk their dogs.

beautiful-park

beautiful-park

people-enjoy-the-parks

people-enjoy-the-parks

It is wonderful.  Notice how clean it is and how nicely designed.

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a-walk-through-the-park

Through out the park are sculptures, not grandiose construction, but intimate small works.

Here are some pictures of Jardin, the principal square.  It is a gathering place for certain.  I have never seen it without crowds.

people-enjoy-the-jardin

people-enjoy-the-jardin

vendors-in-the-square

vendors-in-the-square

the-jardin-is-enjoyed

the-jardin-is-enjoyed

I think it is special.

This is in a neighboring town, Comonfort.  It is also special.  People gather in the central square.

independence-day-is-approaching

independence-day-is-approaching

Friends ask me why we travel to Mexico so often.  It is the quality of life and of the esthetic that draws us.

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About Thomas L. Tribby

Professional artist: painter, sculptor, print maker. Maintains a studio in West Palm Beach, Florida
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