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About Karen moves to Mexico

I am a Canadian woman - a mom and wife and Non Profit Executive - who is ready for a new adventure living in Mexico. My husband and I are not ready to retire but we are ready to embark on a journey of change and growth and service in a country far from home. This is my story of what it's like to prepare for the craziest move of my life!

Gael’s Gets His Surgery

Most of you now know the results of our long-awaited trip to Guadalajara for the Cochlear Implant surgery for Gael. It was the day we had been working towards since late last fall when we first took Gael to a … Continue reading

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The Timeshare Dilemna

So the big question….. drum roll…… what do you do with your Timeshare when you move to the place where you own the Timeshare? 12 years ago, we took our first big trip to Mexico with our daughters and like … Continue reading

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Miracles on the Road

Everything that is good….. is also hard After our disappointing trip with Gael to Guadalajara last month, we are back on track! But none of it has been easy and I realize that good stuff is sometimes just hard to … Continue reading

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A Week of Parties

The hotter the temperature rises, the quieter our little town becomes. Most of the tourists have now gone home and many of the local restaurants and shops have either closed for the summer or reduced their hours.  The ones that … Continue reading

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A Big Final Step for Britani

Two steps forward.  One step back. ALWAYS!  If we think we have something completed, well we don’t.  It’s just the way it is and we are learning what it means to be persistent and stubborn and patient.  Last November I … Continue reading

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Gael Goes to Guadalajara

This is an update my husband Grant wrote to tell you about our trip with Gael to Guadalajara – another one of ‘those days’! As you probably read last week, we recently took a trip to visit the implant doctor … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo… Huh???

It’s Cinco de Mayo – which means almost nothing here in Mexico unless you are living in the town of Puebla.  May 5th marks the Battle of Puebla but it is NOT Mexican Independence Day which many Canadians and Americans … Continue reading

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