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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Semana Santa

You’d be forgiven for thinking that I may have vanished off the face of the earth, especially after I realized my last post detailed occasional struggles with transitioning to life in Mexico. I’m not paying a great deal to have this here site hosted, but it’s certainly not the best use of my money toContinue reading “Semana Santa”

¡Bienvenidos a Mexico!

Well, that was an eventful day and a half. Wait, I was talking about our move to Puerto Vallarta; what were you thinking of? Unfortunately, the seditionist and insurrectionist acts of pro-Trump right-wing terrorists is not a laughing matter of course, but if you can’t laugh you gotta cry and I intend to do neither,Continue reading “¡Bienvenidos a Mexico!”

Feliz Navidad!

In the regular phone calls with my mother during this pandemic I remind her that the cliche “no news is good news” has never been more true. With that in mind, this update is largely in the same vein. We’ve been staying at Tanya’s mother’s house since Dec. 13 and have literally not left theContinue reading “Feliz Navidad!”

Our plans are finalized!

With the closing on the house now two weeks out and hopefully nothing standing in its way, we spent some time yesterday booking all of our travel arrangements and lodging in Puerto Vallarta for January and February. “Finalized” in the headline is doing a lot of work in the age of COVID, where nothing isContinue reading “Our plans are finalized!”

Why societies fail

Came across this fascinating article in The Atlantic about a UConn professor who has a model that can predict the decline and ascendance of a society. Seems like something that might be useful in the hellscape that has been and continues to be the year of our Lord, 2020. You can read the article forContinue reading “Why societies fail”

I regret to remind you that the United States is absolutely fucked

Yay, Joe Biden won. But the rot that exists inside the United States, mostly with brain-dead right-wingers who are spoon-fed fascist propaganda 24 hours a day by a network owned by a nihilistic, elderly Australian billionaire, is not going anywhere any time soon I assure you. The President has gotten his fake DOJ investigation andContinue reading “I regret to remind you that the United States is absolutely fucked”

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