Our struggle for justice
I have accomplished the transition to Chiapas and
have moved into a mountain cabin on the outskirts of San Cristobal de
las Casas. My intention is to more or less sequester myself until I can
finish my book. I stocked up on food etc and today started the trek
towards my goal of finishing the first draft within two months. I did a
thousand words this morning and am taking a little break before going
back and hitting it some more.
I have a couple of cases I will
continue to follow--the Risse case, for one--while I work at finishing
the manuscript. My skype isn't working well at all at this location so I
am largely confined to my Mexican cell phone, which is brutally
expensive for calls to the states.
The cabin is one of four
habitations on a chunk of land which includes a large organic garden,
horses and chickens. It is quite cold here right now and although my
bedroom has a wood burning fireplace I am finding the nights to be a bit
chilly. I am therefore sleeping in my mummy bag. I was able to sneak
my cats aboard the bus undetected--it was a fifteen hour trip but the
kitties behaved like real troopers--a couple of meows here and there and
one stunning meow duet--but other than that they were quiet and -like
me--apparently slept most of the way.
Please keep sending me
your emails and I will be be keeping you all in my thoughts and
prayers. I apparently have a tail on me and am a trifle bit worried as I
am away from my friends and those who know what impelled me to flee the
states those five years ago. I know no one here. I know this book is
explosive in terms of its content and I am not holding back--names are
named, going all the way up to the federal level. It needs to be
finished and published as quickly as possible without further incident.
And then--I'm going to Disneyland!!
Blessings to all in our struggle for justice,
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