Category Archive: Neighborhood

California Dreamin’

I love being in the ocean!   A friend of mine was showing me pictures he took of himself recently while surfing with a little GoPro camera.  I thought some of them were… Continue reading

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.    

Bracts & Butterfly

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

Succulent Mystery

A pretty surprise on a recent walk. Anyone know what kind of succulent this is?

Cup O’ Woods & Sea

Drink in nature.   The gorgeously delicious clam and mushroom soup at Shin Sen Gumi Yakitori in Fountain Valley… Oh, you are supposed to eat the cabbage they give you between bites of Yakitori (grilled… Continue reading

The Good Life

Nothing better than going to work with sand between one’s toes and Don Julio in one’s belly!!!  

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

Golden, Arches, Lunch

We are the only people finishing up lunch in the back of a restaurant in a sleepy little square .  A man pops his head into the door and asks me if I want to… Continue reading

Tres Para Cinquenta

My mother feels that this woman radiates a beauty from within.