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Rainy day parade

Paul and I headed out in the drizzly morning to watch the Independence Day parade.  We got a little bit of a late start as we waited for our housekeeper to arrive…which meant that we missed the horses at the beginning, but here’s a bit of what we saw.  Above, you see schoolgirls marching with a flag.  Pretty much every school in Mazatlán was represented, some with the Mexican flag, some with their school flag, and some with banners. There...

Easy Squeezy

Paul and I headed out for Inmigracíon Thursday in the torrential rain to begin the renewal of our FM3’s.  Our first experience with Inmigracíon when we registered here in Mazatlán was efficient and friendly.  We had our fingers crossed things would go as well this time. Paul made copies ahead of time of three months bank statements, our full passports and our full FM3’s.  After wading our way from the car to the entrance, we registered and waited just two...

Grab Bag

A little of this and a little of that, today. Do you like to read news about Mexico? The News is an excellent daily paper in English. Most of the paper is on line, and if you wait until after 3 pm Mexico City time you can download a pdf of the entire edition. ————— I said I’d give an update on the peace walk in Mazatlan….well, it’s kind of a funny story. People were supposed to gather at the...