Las Mananitas Happy Birthday 2020: Feliz Ano Nuevo

We gathered yesterday to bid 2019 goodbye and welcome 2020. My sister and brother are visiting and they treated us to an impromptu, unrehearsed New Year birthday song. From Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca, we wish you a New Year filled with joy, satisfaction and contentment, good health, and prosperity. We know that not all of life is as imperfect as this greeting.

“To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.”
― John Ruskin, The Stones of Venice

May we all have a year of creativity and growth in which being imperfect is celebrated and cherished.

— Un abrazo, Norma Schafer, Oaxaca Cultural Navigator LLC.

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