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Coming Soon…

Friday peliculas are a great addition to village nightlife. A couple who brought property in the village have opened a pub here. It caters primarily to gringos, offering a place to gather for coffee or drinks and some special music events. … Continue reading

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But, what will I eat?

About seven months ago my doctor asked me to try a plant-based diet to counteract my screwed up genetics. Since I would do almost anything not to have another stroke, I agreed. Being a comfirmed flash-eater (excepting beef)  I was surprised … Continue reading

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A Soft Landing

When I decided to come to Mexico one last time, it was not without reservations. Perhaps not trepidation, but some hesitation. I have not been here on my own since my stroke in 2017.  I looked carefully at the things … Continue reading

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Hasta la Vista, Whales

When my daughter and I talked were in Mexico we talked  about what the work of Katarina Audley of Whales of Guerrero is doing for the area. Her group is working hard with adults and kids to teach good fishing … Continue reading

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The Way of All Things…

I  miss the way it was, but I realize I helped make it the way it is. The burden of responsibility as a visitor to Mexico has risen like a specter through the years. I have tried to make as … Continue reading

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A Pueblo of Children

Visiting here in the pueblo I have loved all of the children coming to my house and painting pictures, reading,  or working jigsaw puzzles. Many have come, and grown, and gone. Some have brought their own children back.  But two … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

I can’t say that I knew Dona Rosa. She was a beautiful enigma to me, standing out clearly in a modern village. Maybe it is the fact of my own aging but I am drawn to the lines on a … Continue reading

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Joy at the Beach – Always

Oh, what a privilege! We reached the beach in time yesterday to witness the great fishermen’s race. When jumping sardines sparkle in the waves and pelicans swoop down in deep dives to retrieve them, everyone knows the big fish have … Continue reading

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Testosterone Tamed

I love the perks of living in a small village. The children have been coming to my house to paint and work puzzles since I began coming here. Something new this week – first time ever I had a porch full … Continue reading

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Coming Home

“Like all explorers, we are drawn to discover what’s out there without knowing yet if we have the courage to face it.”― Pema Chödrön I am in Mexico after a grueling travel day. Since my stroke in August, I have … Continue reading

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