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Fall is Tomato Roasting Time

The state of Sinaloa is the leading tomato growing region in México.  I’m not even sure what the tomato growing season is here because we have wonderful tomatoes all year long!  In the US and Canada, though, fall is tomato harvest time.  I was on the phone with my sister last weekend and she was talking about having a lot of tomatoes from her garden that she needed to make use of.  I described what I do with our tomatoes,...

How to be a successful expat….

-or- How to Move Away From Your Home Country and Not Want to Move Back in Six Months. People go on vacation every day and comment “Oh, I would so love to live here! Maybe someday!” That’s fine, but would you really? How would you do if you actually made the move to México? Here are my thoughts on what makes a successful expat. Know Yourself You know what you love and hate, what will irritate you and what you...

How to make a difference in 2010

The cathedral at sunrise – January 1, 2010 Most of us have been thinking about our resolutions for the new year. Some want to lose weight. Some want to exercise more. I know those are two of my resolutions. But I’d like to suggest that everyone add one resolution to their list.  Only one.  And it isn’t too hard to do. Eat less meat. I’ve been a vegetarian for more than 20 years.  I became a vegetarian mainly because I...