I’ve written before that nothing is easy or quick in Mexico, and I would love to blame it on someone other than myself. However, my inability to speak Spanish and my continual resistance to learning a new language could be 99% of what makes getting things done here difficult. Ya’ think? My sister suggested I… Continue reading Mexico Living
I found some examples of old and new in my archives to fit into the Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge. See much more at https://weeklyprompts.com/2019/04/27/photo-challenge-old-and-new/. A new baby goose swims with older mentors. A new friend formal an old dog … Continue reading Old and New, Not Borrowed or Blue
Thought you might enjoy seeing these doors…one is a front door, the other is a garage door. I like the red face sculptures above each door, and if they have specific significance I am not privy to that info. The donkeys on the garage door is because metal smokers are built here, so I’ve added… Continue reading Thursday Doors and Donkeys for Norm’s Challenge
When am I Ecstatic? Is it when I hold a newborn, or a puppy’s warm breath caresses my cheek? Do I feel ecstatic when my heart swells and I lose myself in the musical magic of a cello ensemble? Or when the sun disappears leaving the sky ablaze with reds, pinks, oranges, and purples playing… Continue reading Ecstatic
Here is my contribution to Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge. See more at https://ceenphotography.com/2019/04/20/fotd-april-21-2019-lily/
The Easter celebration in San Miguel continued throughout the week with parades, altars, and statues. I thought I would share some photos of the children who often led the parades scattering flowers ahead of statues of the Virgin Mother Mary and Jesus.
The arrival of Jesus on a donkey was celebrated on Palm Sunday in San Miguel along a decorated route. Floral arches, flower draped doors and gates, and lots of spectators added to the festive celebration. See more Thursday Doors at https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2019/04/18/thursday-doors-april-18-2019/.
Here are pictures from some of my travels of gates for the Sunday Stills: Gates to Fun. See more at https://secondwindleisure.com/2019/04/14/sunday-stills-gates-to-fun/ My Backyard in Texas In San Miguel de Allende … Continue reading Sunday Stills–Gates
Taxes have been filed, for most of us, and that means spring is really here and summer is on its way. I’ve always taken a deep breath after I’ve filed my tax return, relief flooding through my veins like a cold gulp of iced tea on a hot day. A burden has been lifted, or… Continue reading Ah, Back to Laziness
I loved the flowers along this street so decided to share a broader view rather than an individual bloom for my contribution to Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge. See more at https://ceenphotography.com/2019/04/15/fotd-april-16-2019-daffodil/