Cee Black and White Photo Challenge · construction · Faces · Houses · San Miguel de Allende · Streets · work

Black and White Construction

In San Miguel de Allende, Mexico construction is going on all around you no matter the section of town. These photos I’ve taken show various types of construction…all being done by hand. See more black and white photos of construction at https://ceenphotography.com/2019/01/31/cees-black-white-photo-challenge-anything-construction-related/.                            … Continue reading Black and White Construction

Color · Colored doors · construction · Mexico · music · San Miguel de Allende · work

Change for the Better?

San Miguel de Allende is different from any other place I’ve lived. Of course, that can be said about all cities. Through the years I’ve been aware of the energy or heartbeat of towns, even if they are neighbors. Whether it is a subdivision surrounded by a larger metropolitan complex, or a tiny burg separated… Continue reading Change for the Better?

aging · clothes · dancing · humor · old · retirement · work

Retirement is a Dance

“Don’t you want to know what I do?” I asked. “No”, he answered. “But what I do is who I am,” I replied. “Why?” he asked. “Because I’m important. I have status. My job tells you about me,” I declare. “I don’t care what you did for a living,” he responds. “In retirement, we all… Continue reading Retirement is a Dance

aging · fences · painting · priming · Uncategorized · work

Too Old but Apparently Not Too Smart

Okay, so I’m not in perfect shape, but I didn’t realize just how out of shape I am until yesterday. Preferably the truth would have stayed hidden from me, and I could blissfully skip along (in a shuffling sort of way) in total ignorance. However, I have a younger sister (by a mere 16 months) who practices… Continue reading Too Old but Apparently Not Too Smart

Bikes · character · cold · deliveries · humor · memories · musings · newspapers · weather · work

But Baby Its Cold Outside

The first blast of winter always reminds me of delivering papers in my youth. My folks owned the paper in Littlefield, TX and the Sunday issue was delivered by me and my two sisters. The Thursday edition was mailed, but since child labor was cheaper than postal rates, and my parents wanted the paper on people’s doorsteps before… Continue reading But Baby Its Cold Outside

blogging · conversations · humor · Life · musings · work

What Do You Do?

  How often do we ask someone we have just met: “What do you do? That is a common icebreaker used by most Americans to begin conversations with strangers on elevators, at parties, on airplanes, etc. Never occurred to me that this open-ended question is an USA habit. I thought it was a universal practice… Continue reading What Do You Do?