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27 November, 2020

Being that I’m away from Mazatlán for a while I rely on my security system to keep an eye on my little apartment.  I have two types of cameras monitoring the apartment – a Blink camera outside my entry and … Continue reading

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15 November, 2020

I can now cross off one trip down the Pacific Coast of México! I started in Mazatlán, so I still have the coastal cities in Baja California and Baja California Sur plus those along the Sea of Cortez. I also … Continue reading

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20 October, 2020

Recently there have been two things I’ve learned that have surprised me. The first is “b de burro ó v de vaca”. Evidently all of my Spanish teachers have neglected to tell me that ‘b’ and ‘v’ are pronounced exactly … Continue reading

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14 October, 2020

Growing up in the 1960’s, we did what many other families in the USA at that time did, and took summer vacations by car. Every other year we would travel to my parent’s family homes in Birmingham, Alabama and Storm … Continue reading

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13 October, 2020

The countdown is on. Three days until I break my ‘Quédate en Casa’ (stay at home) and venture out into the world again. I’m feeling a little conflicted about doing it, but it’s either go stir crazy in the apartment … Continue reading

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30 September, 2020

After watching most of the US Presidential debates last night on television, I required a beach day! I again walked to the Embarcadero Playa Sur, so I could social distance. I went at 9:30 am, and was one of three … Continue reading

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20 September, 2020

To keep you entertained while you’re trying to stay home as much as possible, I previously posted several television series that I thought were especially good. Well, Netflix has recently added some more and they are visually stunning, the content … Continue reading

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16 September, 2020

Happy Méxican Independence Day! I’ve spoken to a few people about the train, El Chepe. Most tell me that a trip is on their bucket list. Some tell me that they’ve never heard of it. Very few have ridden the … Continue reading

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11 September, 2020

The time is drawing near for elections in the United States of America. Please take a moment to verify you are registered to vote in your home state, and request an absentee ballot if you need one. Some states have … Continue reading

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31 August, 2020

I think I’m done with las changueras (shrimp ladies). Most of the year their product is frozen anyway, and even if I get to them in late morning I find I HAVE to cook the shrimp that day, or toss … Continue reading

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