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Cooking is Not What’s Its All Cooked Up to be.

Recently someone asked me if I cook. My eyebrows contracted, my eyes narrowed, my mouth lost its already receding lip line as I sucked in a breath, and my head involuntarily began a left to right rotation of denial. It was an instantaneous reaction, reflecting a bit of embarrassment, dislike, guilt, pride, and relief. I… Continue reading Cooking is Not What’s Its All Cooked Up to be.

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More Flowers in SMA

I love the variety of flowers blooming in San Miguel, most I have not seen before. So a stroll through a park, or down a street is a treat to one’s vision. This is my contribution to Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge. Check out other pictures of flowers at https://ceenphotography.com/2021/06/14/fotd-june-15-columbine/.

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Locos Abound

To say I’ve missed certain things during this year-plus of Covid 19 shutdown is an under statement. Prior to the pandemic, life happened in the streets of San Miguel de Allende. Parades, festivals, fiestas, holiday celebrations all took to the streets to acknowledge the Mexican sense of fun, playfulness, and traditions. Music, laughter, crowds, colors,… Continue reading Locos Abound

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Garden Surprise for FOTD

Surprise. I stepped out on my patio today and discovered this lovely flower growing. Have no idea where it came from, who planted it, what it is, etc. But hey, it was a nice surprise and apparently it likes my. patio. See more flowers at Cee’s Flower of the Day photo challenge at https://ceenphotography.com/2021/06/11/fotd-june-12-poppy/.  

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Ads of Yesteryear

‘Brylcreem, a little dab will do you’. Do you remember this commercial song from the 30’s and 40’s? I do, and when I began to sing it this week, it made me think about all those products we grew up reading about, hearing about, and seeing in our homes. For instance, Lava soap. I haven’t… Continue reading Ads of Yesteryear

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The Unexpected

My contribution to the Weekly Prompts blog with the prompt of The Unexpected https://weeklyprompts.com/2021/06/02/weekly-prompts-wednesday-challenge-the-unexpected/. Unexpected He appeared suddenly, from where unknown. Perhaps a gift piercing my confined vision  Neon green shoes, sans socks, shocking pink shorts, Multi-colored shirt partially obscuring A body boasting blue tattoos running from ears to ankles. An unexpected kaliscope of contrasts … Continue reading The Unexpected