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We are tired but happy

Somos de Mazatlan! We live here! WOW! The last two days have been two of the most tiring of the last few months. I know that part of the reason is just the cumulative action of the buildup to moving – but part of it was just the reality of 4-500 miles per day in an overloaded van with two dogs. We crossed the border at Nogales, entering into the border morass at about 9 am, and we crossed the...

Here we come!

We spent the night in Tucson and are crossing the border this morning! What more can I say? We are excited about our new life and the adventure of it all. I’ll post again once we are in Mazatlan, but right now I think it is time to take Lucy and Henry for a good walk!...

Concerns

  A few days ago Nancy wrote a post about reasons to move to Mexico, and I agree with them based on what we have observed on our trips down, and what we have read in our research. I would add climate to her list, and in fact this is one of my top reasons. However, I have some concerns about things that may not be so great about living there for me: 1. Mexico is a very catholic country,...

We’re Serious Now

  We really are serious now. I quit my job last week and am going to spend the next six months cleaning closets, selling anything that is worth money, and doing projects around the house that will enable it to sell faster and for more money. Paul will work until we are closer to leaving, and then off we go! – Nancy...