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              I’ll get back to regular Mazatlán news soon, I promise!  There’s been lots of work going on over at El Recreo, El Día de la Música is this Saturday, and this Sunday I leave for a a trip to Guadalajara with some girlfriends.  See you soon!...

I Love Spring in Mazatlán

I love the change of seasons, especially from Winter to Spring. As you’ll see above, we get a lot of fog in the mornings.  This morning the fog made everything so wet it seemed like it had rained. Why else do I love the Spring here? Even though it is warming up the air still has that lovely cool undercurrent. It’s the end of the growing season here…but I am growing cantelope melons – they should like the upcoming hot...

Crashed out Coco…

Our newest pack member, Coco, is about a year old now, and has been living with us since June.  She has a delightful personality, and we love her to bits!  Henry and she are best buddies and wrestle and play and sleep together all day long. But at night, Coco crashes out.  If we sit down to watch TV she hurls herself at one of us (usually Paul as I like to knit) and conks out almost immediately. She crashes...

Goodbye, Lucy.

It’s been coming for a while now, but today we knew it was time to put Lucy to sleep.  She has been on a fast slide over the last few months, and a neurological disorder that kept her legs from getting instructions made it nearly impossible for her to walk and made her incontinent.  The last few days have been very hard for all of us. Dr. Cesar came to our house to see her several times, and he took...

the summer blahs

All our traveling is over for a while and we are settling in to the rainy season here in Mazatlán.  This September has been incredibly rainy so far, pretty much every day lately. I love the big crashing thunder and crazy lightning shows and I love it when the rain pounds down so hard you can’t believe it. It feels like Mexico when it is raining hard like that!  Lately, though… it has been drizzly day after drizzly day and...