Category Archive: Travel

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

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

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


Our very good friends have agreed to let me photograph some of the items in their collection for me to share with you here in exchange for some advice on their cellar and… Continue reading

Rooftop Sunset

It looks so tropical–even in February!  Would you believe that this is over 1800 m (6000 ft)  above sea level?

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.