Democracy · discord · division · equality · justice · musings · politics

Embattled in Politics

A post I wrote last week was sent to my local paper in Texas as a letter to the editor, and thus this second writing. There’s nothing like jumping into a hornet’s nest expecting to escape unscathed. And I’m pretty certain my letter to the editor last week will ignite a horde of wasps’ venom… Continue reading Embattled in Politics

Doors · Norm's Thursday Door Photo challenge · Photos · San Miguel de Allende · strolling

Strollin’ in the ‘hood’–Norm’s Thursday Doors

I took another stroll down a busy street in San Miguel this week, and these are some of the doors and shoppers I found. See more on Norm’s blog at              

hand labor · road repair

Handy Hand Work

Street repair is an ongoing job for workers in San Miguel, and most all of it is done by hand. Usually concrete is made by hand, but on these multiple block water line replacement projects I noticed the use of a small concrete mixer. But other phases are all hard labor. From digging up the… Continue reading Handy Hand Work

Happiness and Food · Photo Challenge · Pictures · Thursday Trees Photo Challenge

Tree Love San Miguel Style

My contribution to this week’s Thursday Tree Love Photo Challenge includes a couple of trees in San Miguel. If you are wondering about the shapes, well, the natives say that when trimmed this way birds don’t nest in them, making them safer for sitting beneath. I have to believe that since I have spent many… Continue reading Tree Love San Miguel Style

Art · Art Work · San Miguel de Allende · street art

All Blood is Red

Now that I’m back walking around town I have discovered some new art gracing walls in my San Miguel neighborhood. These shots were taken on the wall that protects a day care facility, and I find it whimsical and beautiful.       “All Blood is Red” writes the artist on the lower right side… Continue reading All Blood is Red

Cee's Flower of the Day Challenge · Fall · Fall Foliage · flowers · Photo Challenge · Picture

FOTD Oct. 19

This is about as close to fall as we get in San Miguel. We will get cooler in the winter, but the temperatures from summer to winter don’t usually vary to the extent that we get the changing of colors as is evident in the states. Right next to this beauty was the bottom flower… Continue reading FOTD Oct. 19