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Exploring San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

  Last summer sometime our son and his family commented that they were going to be going to San Cristóbal de las Casas in Chiapas to attend a wedding in November.  When we heard that we immediately asked if we could tag along.  We love to travel with them and San Cristóbal had been somewhere we had been wanting to visit.  So in mid-November we met up with our son, daughter-in-law, their daughter and our granddaughter (who was living with...

August Visit to Tepoztlán, Morelos

Paul and I headed to Mexico City in August for a couple of weeks visiting family. Our youngest granddaughter Consuelo wasn’t back in school yet and our older granddaughter Erica is doing a semester abroad and living in Mexico City with my son and his family. So that’s a two-fer that we couldn’t pass up! (Two granddaughters at once, get it?) We spent the first three days of our trip in Mexico City. We explored downtown, got a tour of...

Applying for Social Security in Mexico

Last summer when I was in Washington State I visited the Social Security office in order to make sure everything was in order for my upcoming birthday, as I was going to be applying for benefits. After sitting in a queue for more than a half hour watching a video loop of them encouraging people to apply online I decided to take the hint… I’d apply online once I was back home in Mexico. So a couple of months ago...

Christmas in Tepoztlán

Paul and I had a great Christmas visit with our son and his family at their new place in Tepoztlán – our first time sharing the holiday with them in a long time.  We also planned our visit to allow us to be there for our granddaughter’s seventh birthday… and it was also a chance to reconnect with our daughter in law’s parents. At the top of this post is a photo of our granddaughter reading in the living room....