Holidays

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We’re bracing ourselves for…Carnaval!

We’ve heard stories about what a big event Carnaval is ever since we first visited here. Some people choose to leave town for the week and others get into the spirit in a big way. This being our first year we have asked a lot of advice but in general are taking a relaxed perspective on the celebration. If we feel like it, we’ll do it – otherwise our fridge is full and we can crank up the tunes at...

Even bloggers take a holiday break!

It seems like a lot of the blogs I read have been sporadic in their postings for the last week or so. I took a bit of a break myself. But that doesn’t mean that nothing has been going on! So I thought this post could be a random one about odds and ends. Friends – We are really loving Mazatlan for the new friends we have met. Over the last couple of weeks we have had several dinners out...

This life is good!

Of course, we knew it would be, but we never thought it would be this good! Although, Friday when Paul and I went out for Day of the Dead festivities, Henry (the dog) got into the room with the sand the salitre repair guys are using and tracked it all over the house! So a fair bit of time Saturday was spent vacuuming and mopping. But the house gleamed afterwards, which is amazing given the amount of dust that gets...

Happy New Year!

  We spent the last few days enjoying a visit from Number One Son and his family, which includes our two delightful grandchildren. New Year’s Day meant a feast and festivities with them and also my younger sister and her family. Of course it was wonderful. It was also a passage. Next New Year’s we won’t be here. We’ll be in Mexico. So, the passage to 2007 was a big one for us – one that makes us feel very...