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Ex-Pats March in Protest

American ex-pats living in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico marched this week protesting the Trump Zero Tolerance immigration policy, waving signs, chanting, and raising their voices in objection to this harmful, ridiculous, and inhumane treatment. Separating children from family members is cruel, and is causing women and men around the United States and in other… Continue reading Ex-Pats March in Protest

Arroyo · Cee's Which Way Photo Challenge · floods · Water

Roaring Down the Arroyo…

We’ve had 25+ inches of rain since the first of the year in San Miguel, and the annual norm is about 34 inches…so the dry arroyo beds are cascading through neighborhoods. My casita overlooks this particular arroyo, although I’m well above any danger, but it’s been interesting to watch the ebb and flow of the… Continue reading Roaring Down the Arroyo…

Doors · Norm's Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · photograph

An Old Thursday Door

I found this dilapidated door in San Miguel de Allende,obviously not used for many moons, but I loved it. Wonder what’s behind the door and walls? Find doors that may be in better shape at Norm’s website:

colorful · colors · Dutch Goes the Photo · Photo A Week Challenge · Photo Challenge · Tuesday Photo Challenge · Uncategorized

Color Abounds in San Miguel de Allende

If you want color, visit San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Local parades, homes, doors, add spice and color to life in this delightful city. And these pictures are my contribution to Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge with the prompt of Colorful. See more color at Early morning sunrise catches the multiple hues in… Continue reading Color Abounds in San Miguel de Allende

Copper Canyon Mexico · Mexican · Mexico · Photo Challenge · Stark · travel · Travel with Intent

Stark in Northern Mexico

Stark is the prompt for Travel With Intent challenge, and I discovered staleness in the f northern part of Mexico while visiting Copper Canyon. See many more Stark pictures at          

Texas Detention Centers

Elizabeth Warren’s Account of Texas Detention Centers Visit

Elizabeth Warren’s account after she visited detention centers in Texas: Sunday morning, I flew to McAllen, Texas to find out what’s really happening to immigrant families ripped apart by the Trump administration. There’s one thing that’s very clear: The crisis at our border isn’t over. I went straight from the airport to the McAllen Customs… Continue reading Elizabeth Warren’s Account of Texas Detention Centers Visit


A Family That Prays Together

Attending church isn’t a routine I embrace, but hey, the kid asked, and I said yes. Exiting the house I gulped, my eyes darting from the parked car in the driveway to the teenage boy beside me. What do I do, get in the car or backtrack and renege on my word? I stopped before… Continue reading A Family That Prays Together