Category Archive: Mexico

Aire Musical

One of the things I love about Mexico is that there always seems to be music in the air. I had to go to a second drug store on the main drag through… Continue reading


A little bit of herbal magic on the house with my espresso at La Taberna J & R.  Thank you, Victor, for providing me a little oasis this afternoon! Everything I have had here is… Continue reading


Coming home from the hospital this evening, a double rainbow in Tequis.    

You Don’t Need a Lawyer to Get Your Mexican Citizenship if One of Your Parents is Mexican

YAY!!!  I have my Mexican Citizenship!!!   It was so much easier and quicker than I expected.    I was born in the USA.  My father is Mexican, and my mother is American. … Continue reading

Bracts & Butterfly

Seen on the walk to the market with my mother the last time I was in Mexico…


This is what I was tucking into as I called my father to tell him I should have my Mexican passport by next Wednesday.   I had two dear friends sit with me… Continue reading

All of It

A friend asked me recently which part of Mexico–aside from home–was my favorite.  I was a bit at a loss.  Mexico isn’t like other places I have traveled where I have definite “must-see”… Continue reading

Chúc Mừng Năm Mới!!!

Street scene in my parent’s neighborhood in Mexico while walking home from the Sunday market on February 10th.  I don’t know if anyone was celebrating the Lunar New Year, but I have always enjoyed these cheery banners which… Continue reading

Missed Shot

My mother and I were walking to the market yesterday when we rounded a corner a block from our house.  The street was empty of people and cars, however there was this horse tied… Continue reading

New Year / Last Margaritas

On this last day of visiting with my parents, I asked Poppy if he would make margaritas if I picked the limes.  He, of course, agreed.  Mums told me that when I was ready for… Continue reading

Offerings of Deer and Arrows and Feathers

On the back of this Huichol yarn painting the following is written on the wood: En este cuadro bemos (vemos) las ofrendas que estan aya en San Blas que es aya en Ayamara… Continue reading


  This is Maya.  She is the jaguar who watches over Casa de los Tulipanes.  Maya is the progeny of the late Alberto Bautista Gomez who specialized in burnished clay pieces.  Bautista Gomez began working with… Continue reading