Things I miss, an incomplete list

In most respects living in Mexico is not very different from living in the United States. This will disappoint many people, but the physical and cultural proximity to the US — much more pronounced in a resort town like Puerto Vallarta — means if you squint your eyes and don’t think about it much there’sContinue reading “Things I miss, an incomplete list”

Checking in after one month in Mexico

With a month living in Mexico now under our belts thought I’d just share some of the unique things we’ve found living south of the border.  Street dogs It’s pretty rare in the US to see a dog just walking around without an owner near it, but you’re apt to see several here any timeContinue reading “Checking in after one month in Mexico”

¡Ay, it’s a pirate’s life for me!

It’s probably never wise to admit publicly to committing a crime, but there’s only like 10 or 15 people or so reading these posts and like old Red riding the bus down to Zihuatanejo to meet back up with Andy, it’s hard to imagine the US or Mexican government sending in the federales to dealContinue reading “¡Ay, it’s a pirate’s life for me!”

Our long national nightmare is (almost) over – for now

It would be fair to say I have a lot of feelings and emotions about the confirmation that Joe Biden will become the next president of the United States in 75 days.  Of course, relief is the most overwhelming one. I’ve been very clear that the re-election of Donald Trump could have been the deathContinue reading “Our long national nightmare is (almost) over – for now”