Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanksgiving in Jocotepec

Thanksgiving is not, of course, a holiday in Mexico, but my friends and I are doing it anyway.  As far as I’m concerned, any time you can pretty much demand a pecan pie and get it should be a holiday!  … Continue reading

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Old Folks and Orphans

There are a lot of old folks and orphans in our area of Lake Chapala and throughout Mexico.  From the perspective of a gringa from the United States, there are a rather startling number of kids in orphanages around here.  And … Continue reading

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When I’m 64

Well, crap, I AM!  I just had my 64th birthday.  Of course, I was immediately reminded of the Beatles’ song.  But the lyrics just do not work in my case.  “Will you still need me, will you still feed me when … Continue reading

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What do you do all day?

You know, after I retired and moved to Mexico back in April of 2008, I got a lot of queries from friends about what I did all day.  It was a totally legitimate question.  I mean, I had been working … Continue reading

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Joco Tianguis, part whatever

I know you haven’t heard from me for a long time, but just wanted to reassure you that following that scorpion sting….or whatever it was….I’m still alive, although it still hurts me to type for any length of time.  About half … Continue reading

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