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Emotions are Running High

Paul and I talk about our upcoming move pretty much all the time. But yesterday was a day for talking about Mexico, for sure! In the morning we had a visit from Lise and Ken and their girls. They are...

Nos Volveremos

  Lucy and Henry don’t look too excited about it. We’re made our reservations to return to Mazatlan in early May. This time we are going to rent a car so that we can explore every nook and cranny of...

Project Management is Hard.

As regular readers know, I am not working outside the home anymore, but am “project managing” our move to Mexico. I am a very organized person and I really like to work efficiently….but project managing is harder than I thought!...

There’s a lot to do!

Hopefully our readers will not feel too cranky about the gaps between posts lately. There is a lot to do to get ready to move – and at the end of the day sometimes I can’t even think about it...

We’ve Stepped Up the Pace

What a relief it is to know where we’re going to be living! So many decisions and investigations were being put off until we identified the place: Whether to keep one of our cars How expensive would it be to...

More Trip Updates

  I am not someone who puts several topics together on one post but the last few days have been so full I am just going to plunge ahead. Queretaro on the weekend is an amazing place. Every one of...

Hola from Queretaro

  We have a screwy keyboard here but thought we´d do an update on Mazatlan even though we are now in BEAUTIFUL Queretaro. We went out looking at more houses with a real go-getter young realtor, and fell in love...

Split Personality

  Mazatlan is a city of contrasts. There is the Golden Zone, with many fancy hotels, tourist activities and restaurants and the Centro with its older buildings and pretty squares and markets. Oh, and besides that there is the industrial...

We’ll Be Warm Soon

  We’re heading out in the morning – and are excited to start on this next chapter in our Mexican adventure. Even though we’ve always interviewed the places we’ve visited as potential new homes, for some reason this trip feels...

We Are Getting Excited!

  Our trip to Mazatlan and Queretaro is coming right up! We are going to do our best to interview these cities as potential hometowns – while knowing that a vacation is quite different than actually living somewhere. Somehow, though,...