Tag Archives: Joco

Looking for the Wildflowers…and Finding Something More

A couple of weeks ago, my friend Kathi and I went around the high hills (or low mountains, depending on your perspective) to the the north of Jocotepec to see if there were any wildflowers showing themselves. It was rather … Continue reading

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Photos…..Admit it, you want to see some!

I  know that one of the things that folks like on blogs are photos.  I haven’t taken any new ones lately  because my camera is not working, but I did realize that I have some that you may not have … Continue reading

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Wait, how long have we been gone?

Monday I accompanied my friend, Phyllis, the owner/operator of Los Dos B&B here in Jocotepec (http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g667915-d504475-Reviews-Los_Dos_Bed_and_Breakfast-Jocotepec.html) to a hospital in Guadalajara for a test she needed to take.  Phyllis has been with me many times to the IMSS hospital in … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts from Joco

The description of our blog says ‘Here be random thoughts.’  That was written by my friend and fellow author, Michael, I believe, but it be true nonetheless.  So here are a few of my own random thoughts from the past … Continue reading

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Life in Joco: Errand Day

While most of the things I need and/or want can be purchased right here in Joco, sometimes an errand day to Chapala and/or pueblos in between is required (as, occasionally, is one to Guadalajara). Last week, my friend Kathi and … Continue reading

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She’s sucking out my blood!

Having been told by Dr. (Oh let’s call him) Meanie at the Jocotepec IMSS clinic that he would not/could not even refer me to the IMSS hospital where I could get my surgery done for breast cancer without a blood … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Ancianos

I know it’s only mid-October, but some of my friends and I have begun to think about what to do this year for the old folks (ancianos) of Nextipac, Jalisco.  Nextipac (also spelled Nestipac) is one of the poorer areas … Continue reading

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When the Circus Comes to Town

See that picture up there?  That’s my friend Phyllis checking something off of her bucket list.  I unfortunately was not there to see her do it, but I’m happy for her and proud of her nonetheless.  And also excited that … Continue reading

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Churches in Mexico, part 1

Faithful reader, Rose H., sent me a note a few weeks ago to say how much she loves pictures of Mexican churches and would I please include more in my blog.  I, too, am fascinated by Mexican churches and thought … Continue reading

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El Quinto Sabor

About six weeks ago, when my friend Ric was down visiting, he and I, along with my friends Kathi and Warner, went to a new restaurant in Jocotepec.  The really odd thing about this restaurant is that it is very … Continue reading

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