humor · languages · Spanish · taxis · Uncategorized

Learning Spanish the Fun Way

Oh my, this living in a country where you don’t know the language is tough, embarrassing, and stressful. And not just for the ex-pats living and visiting in Mexico. The Mexicans themselves are under a lot of pressure to communicate with us as well. Trying to order iced tea, or sugar or more ice, or… Continue reading Learning Spanish the Fun Way

Cee's Flower of the Day · Cee's Flower of the Day Photo Challenge · flowers · Morning Glories

Glorious Mornings

I found these lovely Morning Glories along several pathways in San Miguel this week, and thought readers may enjoy them over their morning coffee. See lots more lovely flower pictures at            

immigration · privilege · restrictions · walls

What If?

NEWS FLASH !!! The Mexican government has voted to build a wall along its entire northern border, blocking any travel by Americans into the country. This action was taken following the rise of gun violence in the United States, and the refusal of the U.S. government to enact legislation restricting gun ownership or meaningful gun… Continue reading What If?

Doors · Mexico · Pictures · San Miguel de Allende · Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · Uncategorized


It’s Thursday and that means it’s time to highlight pictures of doors I’ve taken this week for Norm’s Thursday Door Photo Challenge. I found these two as I walked the streets of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. See more doors at     The background in this door is a mirror, not a see-through glass.… Continue reading Doors

branches · Texas · Trees · Uncategorized · Where's My Backpack

Travel Theme of Branches

Where’s My Backpack provided the theme of Branches for this week’s Travel Theme challenge. Here are trees and branches I photographed in Texas, Oklahoma, Kenya, and Colorado. See more at