Category Archives: Our Life Here

A Major Purchase & More Bureaucracy

Finally! We made a major purchase, licensed and registered it with the State of Nayarit and it WORKED almost perfectly. You’ll remember that in late July we drove our truck and trailer back to Canada to sell. It wasn’t pretty … Continue reading

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Birthdays, Birthdays and Birthdays

Last week was a week FULL of birthday fiestas – from Cristofer celebrating his very first birthday to Grant enjoying his 60th.    And Mareli who is now 11 but having her very first party with friends and gifts. First was … Continue reading

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First Day Back

Here are some of the sights we saw on our first day back that reminded us why we love this place: Children of Manos de Amor – as we drove up the anthem started “Karen, Karen, Karen….” and children ran … Continue reading

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Making a Run for the Border

It’s been a LONG time coming but we’re finally on the road with the load of tools that will turn Vision Enterprises – the company my husband has operated for most of our married life – into Banderas Bay Enterprises … Continue reading

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My Other Favorite Country

Not sure why, but for some reason I am happiest when I am hanging out with cute Spanish speaking children – and last week I was able to visit my other favorite group of kids in Cuba.  This was the … Continue reading

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Outsmarted by a Cucaracha

I must admit we have been pretty fortunate in the creepy crawly department – we have not had a lot of bugs or spiders bugging us. We spray around the garden and doorways from time to time and have cockroach … Continue reading

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A New Job

Today was the start of a new volunteer role for me! Those of you who know me won’t exactly be surprised that I have dipped my toes into the management of my favorite organization here in Bucerias. A few weeks … Continue reading

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