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Moving to Mexico with kids…

Our friends Dianne and Greg moved to Mazatlán from the US a couple of years ago with their middle-school age son.  They have a blog post that I thought I’d bring to your attention if you are considering moving to Mexico with your kids.  Their blog is linked in the Mazatlán blogs at left, and the post I am referring to is here.  It is very interesting, even if you aren’t moving to Mexico with kids!...

Paul was immersed

Paul takes the blog to tell about his experience: When we moved to Mexico I had several goals in mind. One of the most important to me was to learn to speak Spanish well. I have always had a pretty good ear for languages and considered myself the type of person who could pick it up quickly. I had studied Spanish in high school and remembered some basics, and I spent a lot of time listening to instructional CDs before...

Change is in the air…

Paul and I have lived in Mazatlán for a year and a half now. We’ve been taking Spanish classes for most of that time, and have progressed quite a lot. We understand all the tenses and know how they are used. We can read the paper. We can go about our daily life without a lot of tension. But one of our goals – that we stated before we even moved here – was to be able to have a...

Friday update

It’s just been regular life around here, but we like it. The weatherman in the newspaper says that it won’t be cold anymore, and will just get warmer and warmer.  This year has been very mild, I have only worn pants in the evenings a few times and never got out my socks and shoes like I did last year.  There has been some blustery weather though, but the temperatures were still mild even though the ocean got very choppy. ...