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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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Everything Changes…sort of…

There is always change in the village and I don’t tend to like change unless it is my idea.  But, maybe there’s some sort of balance… I like the new cenaduria on the third street. She has wonderful posole on … Continue reading

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Night Fishing in La Laguna

It’s easy to romanticize the life here. I had run into several of Raul’s family heading to the laguna the night before.  They were carrying buckets, long poles with net baskets (canastas) on the end and were wearing lights on … Continue reading

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Chiquiliques in the Caldo

My beach walks are solitary excursions fit for meditation and contemplation of the beauty.  Usually! Once in a while the ocean causes the beach to come to life.  Creatures give signals to the humans.  When birds are fishing an area, … Continue reading

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A Fish Story

My husband went fishing with a Mexican friend.  It wasn’t what he expected. Getting up at daylight isn’t my husband’s thing even when he’s at home.  On vacation?  Hmm,  But he wanted to go fishing with our friend from the … Continue reading

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Who’s the Teacher?

My landlord came home in the middle of yesterday.  He was emptying his VW Bug/Pickup and refilling it for another trip somewhere.  When I asked him how he was, instead of the normal, “fine”, he said,  “I’m tired of working, … Continue reading

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A Day of Rejoicing

  Yesterday, the afternoon and evening were endless.  My friend left.  The rain gave a false reprieve and then returned with gusto when I was on the beach…a long way from home in a torrential downpour. The mood in the … Continue reading

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