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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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25 August, 2020

Got another email from the US State Department.  This one has a lot of voting information, and links to useful sites.  In case you aren’t getting updates from them and need the info, here you go … Only 70 Days Left  U.S. … Continue reading

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22 August, 2020

When I was considering the move to México I came up with a plan. First, get someplace to live and use as a home-base for a little traveling. Second, travel around México and see this part of the continent. There … Continue reading

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21 August, 2020

Not much to report from Mazatlán! Hot. Humid. Occasional rain. It’s summer! On my last walk I noticed that the green vbike bicycles were gone from the malecón. Not sure if the Mayor made good his statement that he was … Continue reading

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8 August, 2020

Just a short post for those who aren’t in Mazatlán, but wish they were! From my walk yesterday. I was almost out of both mushroom soy sauce and gochujang so a trip to Toyo was in order. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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4 August, 2020

Today’s topic: ‘Safety in Mazatlán’. In my experience, this could also be titled, ‘Safety in México’. This seems to be the number one question of people thinking of visiting or moving here. I avoid it because there is NO place … Continue reading

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3 August, 2020

I’m sharing a Facebook post by Sinaloa en Linea because, unfortunately, it accurately depicts the current situation with people wearing masks and social distancing. If you look at the pictures closely, you’ll notice many people WITH masks, aren’t wearing them; … Continue reading

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17 July, 2020

The second kitchen store is a block away, almost at the corner of Azueta and Zaragoza. It’s more kitchen-ie, but many of their products are plastic. They had a variety of tortilla presses in various sizes and had metal, plastic, … Continue reading

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