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My Reading Life

I am an avid reader and I love this time of year as every major magazine and newspaper seems to release their “Favorite Books of the Year” lists. I pore through them, adding books to my Goodreads “want to read”...

Heading to México?

Those of us who have been coming to México for years remember the days when a passport wasn’t needed and you just showed your birth certificate. You could bring your van and park on the beach or travel for months...

La Frontera with Pati Jinich

Many of us don’t know much about the border area between México and Texas. I’ve driven over the border a few times, but never through Texas, and I’ve always been curious what it’s like. We have always enjoyed Pati Jinich’s...

We Need To Do Better

I just watched the movie I Am Greta and was inspired to think about what we are doing right and what we can do better. I am trying to run all my decisions through the filter of “is this sustainable?”...

Coping Strategies

I have been having a hard time figuring what to write about to keep the blog going. I know most of my readers are interested in life in Mexico but at the present time life here is mostly life at...

New Ways to Beat Cancer

I’m a health nut, pretty much always have been. I have been a vegetarian for more than thirty years and have always exercised regularly. So when I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer back in November 2012, I was shocked. (If...

The Sounds of Mexico

Life in Mexico is never quiet. Punctuating our day are the various trucks that announce themselves to be nearby, just in case you need their service. The first sounds most people are aware of are the various gas trucks. Below...