Monthly Archives: August 2011

Little things mean a lot

Back when I was a youngster [seriously....a little kid,  not even a teenager], there was a popular song called “Little Things Mean a Lot.”  It was a sappy song that I didn’t care much for….even at my young age….but living down … Continue reading

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The Life of Pie

Michael’s never been much of a pie guy, and, well, it wouldn’t be on my top list of desserts either.  Cookies, cake – they’re all good –  but my weakness is ice cream.  In fact, at our wedding long, long … Continue reading

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Joco tianguis, August 2011

Once a week, in just about every pueblo or town around Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico … and likely the same in all other pueblos and towns in Mexico …. there is a tianguis.  A tianguis is an open air market … Continue reading

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Tlahualiles parade, July 2011, part 1

  I know, I know, you’ve all been waiting with bated breath to see the pictures from the actual Tlahualiles parade in Sahuayo, Michoacan, Mexico!  You’re looking for glamour; for color; for fabulous headdresses; for good looking Mexican men!  Well, dear readers, … Continue reading

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Sahuayo Plaza, 25 July 2011

Above is a photo I took the morning of the opening festivities of the Patronales Festival in Sahuayo, Michoacan, Mexico.  It was taken in the main plaza and what I like about it is how much it shows what life … Continue reading

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