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 https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2019/10/24/thursday-doors-october-24-2019/              

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