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  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,...

Why Blog?

  I thought about doing a post yesterday but I loved that picture of Seattle and didn’t want to see it moved lower on the page…isn’t that dumb? What a beautiful day that was, though. As we become more and...

Finally…a beautiful day in the Northwest

It’s been a crazy winter here in Washington but the snow finally melted and the sun came out on Saturday. Paul’s daughter had been visiting from New York City for a few days, and Saturday we headed to Seattle to...

Our Last Snowy Winter

This is a picture of the front piece of our property. Kind of looks like a Christmas card, doesn’t it? We’ve had snow on the ground for the last week, and another snowstorm hit this morning. Paul is working from...

Let’s Learn Spanish!

  I am working on learning Spanish by employing a number of different methods. Some seem to help me more than others. I was thinking about how a child learns language. They learn “mom”, “dad”, “cookie”, etc…and as time goes...

Why Mexico?

There are many reasons that we want to move to Mexico, and I thought I’d explain a few of them. These are not in order of importance! 1. Because We Can Retire. Paul is going to be 62 in June....