Our First Days at Lake Chapala

We are moved in to our new place on Lake Chapala.  We love the house and are putting things away and getting organized. We haven’t explored the community much since we just got here, that will come.  So far our only expedition has been to Walmart for provisions and today we are going to Costco. For any people reading this who are planning a move, please don’t use Castores Trucking unless you want a lot of heartburn!  It’s a long...

It’s Hard To Keep Up With Us

It’s been a world of change in our household for the last months.  First we sold the house. Then we moved to a tiny space. Then we started doubting whether we wanted to give up the car and become 100% city folks. Then we started realizing we wanted to be able to drive back to Mazatlán easily. Then we started realizing that Guadalajara or somewhere nearby might be a good fit for us for now. So we just have spent...

Poco a poco (or little by little)

There has been a lot going on in our lives since I last wrote a blog post. Buyers put a contract on our house just a few weeks after it was put on the market.  That was great news!  But then the real work started.  We needed to figure out what to keep and what to sell, and all without a plan for where we were going to live.  That’s hard! Ultimately we decided to move over to our other...

Love Letter to Mazatlán

There are so many things to love about Mazatlán… here are my thoughts as we prepare to move to México City.  The malecón …is an unbelievable and wonderful asset to the city.  I love getting up in the morning and getting out for a fast walk.  The view is incredible, and almost every day is sunny.  Even in the summer when you get out early you can enjoy your exercise like you never would in even the best gym!  I...