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Mexico…It’s Not for Everyone

I was making comida for myself today and thinking about some of the e-mails I’d read and a conversation I had the other day with a woman newly moved to Mexico and I realized that no matter how much I … Continue reading

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Ric’s visit to Jocotepec, part 3

On the third day of Ric’s visit, we got started a bit late because we had gotten home from Sher’s kinda late and stayed up way later talking and [me] drinking.  But we still managed to make it over to … Continue reading

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Ric’s visit to Joco, part 2

The second day of Ric’s visit, we had breakfast and dinner and played games with my friend, Sher. Sher is housesitting a great place right on the lake.  I wanted to take Ric over so that he would have an … Continue reading

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Animals in Mexico, Feed Stores

As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts about animals here around Lake Chapala and particularly in Jocotepec, there are lots of them.  And of many different varieties and sizes.  So it is not unexpected that in our pueblo there are … Continue reading

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A Place to Live in Concepcion de Buenos Aires, Jalisco, Mexico

I’m having a great time going through my photos and looking back at my time here in Mexico since I arrived almost exactly four years ago.  So I’m going to continue this stroll down memory lane, but with more of … Continue reading

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A Few Hours in Joco for the Newbie

On Thursday, 29 March, my friends Dale and Brent came over to Joco from their home west of Ajijic to check out our weekly outdoor market (tianguis). They’ve been through Joco on their way elsewhere, but had never actually spent … Continue reading

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Seven Days in Mexico, part 4

1 February 2010: It’s rent day for me here in Jocotepec, Jalisco, Mexico.  What that means is that I’ve got to drive over to Ajijic to get money to deposit into my landlords’ account here in Joco.  Up until a … 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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