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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...

You Have to Laugh

Yesterday afternoon we heard police sirens over and over again.  I got up and looked out the door and there was a Transito car outside trying to get people to move their cars.  I could see some heavy equipment down the road, waiting. Of course most of the cars didn’t belong to residents so they stayed there until later in the evening when we saw several get towed away. This morning there was little traffic on the street although some...

Healthy Eating Ideas for the New Year

As a 30+ year vegetarian, I am always looking for new ways to satisfy my desire for delicious food that is also healthy and easy to make.  When we first moved to México I kept trying to use my favorite cookbooks, but got frustrated with the difficulty in finding exact ingredients.  Now I use cookbooks mostly for inspiration as I know what I am likely to find locally. At the top of this post are five photos you can page...