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[…]
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[…]
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.
A picture is worth a thousand words. And this picture says it all! In years past right about now, we would be packing, and preparing for our annual visit to the frozen north,[…]
Salvador finished his work, I took a nap in my pink chair. Ira napped in the bedroom.
Then Salvador came flying in our front door yelling for Ira.
The same weird man that tried to get in my house last week was sitting on the chairs in front of the casita taking off his clothes! Salvador was driving past when he saw him. And he knew it was not our present guests because he makes a point of meeting all of our guests ( they all are charmed by him).
It was still dark, but the sky was starting to lighten.And the remnants of last night’s storm gave us this gorgeous sky. Something woke me. A bump or the sound of something being[…]
Just as a goldie-oldie on the radio can bring your teen age summers at the beach rushing back with the smell of suntan oil, French fries and the salty sea, so can other[…]
Flying with our son in his new plane form Cmaarillo to Morro Bay and back,. Gorgeous day, and I took wonderful photos of Morro Rock.
There are some birds whose calls I have dubbed “Jurassic Park” sounds. They sound as if they are huge and calling from deep in a distant jungle. You know the sounds that are background for jungle movies? That’s what some of these birds sound like…and I am charmed.
Do you recognize this gorgeous, exotic bloom? It is an anthurium, and it actually is native to Central and South America. Wikipedia says nothing about how it got to Hawaii, but that is[…]