Gringos · language · Mexican · Mexico · Spanish

Mexico Living

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

blooms · Dachshund · Dog · geese · Weekly Prompt

Old and New, Not Borrowed or Blue

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

donkeys · Doors · metal smokers · Norm's Thursday Doors Challenge · Photo Challenge · photographs · pictures · Uncategorized

Thursday Doors and Donkeys for Norm’s Challenge

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

altars · Celebrations · Easter · Easter services · Mexican · Mexico · San Miguel de Allende

Children in the Easter Pageantry

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.          

Doors · Fence · flowers · Norm's Thursday Door Photo challenge · Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Doors

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/.