I love Easter! The chocolate bunnies. Jellybeans. Black ones. Peeps! The rustle of the cellophane Easter grass. I love it all! The religious aspect, church, Jesus rising from the dead. I could never[…]
Life in Mexico is sweet, slow, and warm. When I say warm, I refer not only to the sunny climate, but to the people. Mexicans are among the happiest people in the[…]
But, oh, sweet Jesus, when My Beloved makes a full pot of our locally roasted La Choya coffee… I am transported on a velvet magic carpet to places I cannot describe
The La Paz Farmer’s Market; Open All Year, Come Taste, Talk and Buy. Come Saturday morning, after our years-old tradition of breakfast with friends, my Beloved and I head over to the[…]
” The solution is that the bees use the pool and spa while the sun shines and you use it at night.”
One of the most stressful events in anyone’s life is moving, even if the move involves giving up your workaday life and relocating to live the life of your dreams in a beachfront home in sunny La Paz. The vision you had of yourself and your spouse sipping frosty margaritas while surrounded by a group of charming new friends probably did not happen in your first weeks. Instead, you were likely feeling overwhelmed by the hard work you did in order to set up your phone and electricity, and hire a good gardener, maid, and pool service.
Don’t you just LOVE technology? Well when it works, and the phone rings with enough time for you to answer it. When the latest upgrade does not cause your passwords, banking info and[…]
September is different here in La Paz then it was in California. John Steinbeck wrote about Monterey and the area in more than one of his books. Cannery Row always brings him to me. And he wrote about the Sea of Cortez. And this September these words of his ring true:
“…Let us go,” we said, “into the Sea of Cortez, realizing that we become forever a part of it.
Grab your partner, a friend, or someone off the street just say “Want to go have Nogada?” and complete strangers will follow you anywhere.
Viva Mexico! And so Mexico has an Independence Day legend reenacted in towns and villages and from the nation’s capital in Mexico City. Like the Independence Day celebrations in the US, the day is marked with pomp, parties and patriotism. And legends of epic proportions.