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Should I help? How? How much?

My husband Grant has written some great thoughts about how to help people when you live in a place that can overwhelm you with need – a place like Mexico, a place like our neighborhood.   I think he nailed it!  … Continue reading

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Sunday is Market Day

Sunday is one of my favorite days.  Many Mexican people work 6 days a week, and since Sunday is their only day off, it is a real family day.  A day for errands and fun and rest and food and … Continue reading

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A Special Gift

If you’ve been following my personal Facebook page, you’ve seen the new project Grant and I and our friends Francisco and Michael have been working on – raising funds to help our little deaf friend Gael get a Cochlear implant.  … Continue reading

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My One Word for 2018

This country has stolen my heart – and when a heart becomes connected to a person or a place or a cause it means there is the potential for that heart to be broken.  To be busted wide open.   When … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Coconuts

Our poor little Azulita has had a lot of issues from the potholes and speedbumps and curbs in our neighborhood – and today from the skies. Many stories.  Funny, irritating stories.  First the keys lost in the ocean which led … Continue reading

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Just in Time…

We’re officially Mexicans for 3 more years – the last step on the road towards becoming Permanent residents. It has been a surprisingly easy process, although not without typical Mexican bumps – the most annoying being the Bureaucratic Lineup from … Continue reading

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Pricila Heads to School

After two years of struggling to get Pricila’s birth certificate,  she is finally fully documented and this week she was super excited to start attending Kinder!  Tiny steps to a new a life …..

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