Tag Archives: children

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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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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Okay…I’m here!

I know, I know. I’ve been here for two weeks already. Yes, I’ve written, but I haven’t posted yet. Finally, this morning, the beach spoke to me in language I could translate. My return to this village is like putting … Continue reading

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Dancing with a Dog

  Well, not everything works out perfectly, does it? Not even in paradise. In case you haven’t noticed, I spend some time with children in this village. As usual, this year, they come to my casita to draw and/or to work … Continue reading

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What I Am Going to Miss

Time to leave and I’m back to questioning this self-imposed sorrow. The more times I return to my favorite places in the world, the harder it is to leave them. The last full day is the hardest – it’s the … Continue reading

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In the Lives of Children

My lurker and his brother spend a lot of time with me here in the pueblo. Today they are here with their younger cousins. They are pintando and working on Rompe La Cabezas.  Sitting in the hammock with my computer on … Continue reading

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People Who Need People

It’s the children who are happy to see me. We are kindred spirits, I suppose. We all like a lot of attention and know where to get it. When I entered the village this year I was greeted first by … Continue reading

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A Village in Mexico

Life in this village is always a discussion among those of us who love it.  These discussions usually happen around the residents, not with them.  Those of us who visit see it from our own perspective. Here it is: a … Continue reading

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Hiding Out – South of the Border

I’m quite accomplished at creating situations for myself.  I can do it here as well as at home. There just aren’t as many places to hide in my little village.    There’s only my house.  Well, I could go to … Continue reading

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El Dia de Los Reyes

I’ve been fortunate to be here for a lot of different holidays.  This is a first for Dia de Los Reyes,  which is celebrated on January 6, the 12th day of Christmas. I have pieced together different facets of the … Continue reading

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