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Moving the sheep
Monday, June 25, 2012      5 comments

It stopped raining for about half an hour yesterday afternoon and we went for a drive to the east end of the island (about 7 miles away) which is more agricultural than the west end where the ferry port is. Everything is wonderfully green ... Read more
Cool weather
Saturday, June 23, 2012      3 comments

After traveling for 24 hours we have arrived on the island. It's a cool, windy day with a good chance of rain later on. It is so fresh and everything is so clean and green. I realize how much I have missed Holland - the vast pastures and "real"... Read more
Off to Holland
Thursday, June 21, 2012      5 comments

Doing a few last minute things and checking SP :) Have a wonderful weekend!... Read more
Packing for our next trip
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      6 comments

Tomorrow we're leaving for a 3 week trip to see my mom. I haven't seen her in 4 years and it will be so great to see her. The weather in the northern part of Holland is a lot cooler than we have been used to and I'm packing layers: cami's, t-... Read more
Progress :)
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      3 comments

We have been back in Colorado and my eating has been better. For some reason I don't reach automatically to snacks or a piece of candy here - hmm... maybe I need to sit in a different place once I get back to our house in Mexico... I love bei... Read more
Smoky mornings
Sunday, June 17, 2012      4 comments

With all the wildfires around the mornings are very smoky. We have to close all the windows and can hardly see across the lake. In this picture the visibility had improved considerably ... Read more
50 and fabulous!
Saturday, June 16, 2012      8 comments

Today is my 50th birthday.... seriously?? 50?? I don't feel my age at all thanks to SP. I'm eating better, exercising more and feel so much better than I did in my 30's and early 40's. Ok, the face is showing some signs of age but is still looki... Read more
Back in Colorado
Friday, June 15, 2012      4 comments

After 2 days of traveling in the car we are home in Colorado. We stopped on the way and stocked up of food for the next 5 days. Sticker shock! Veggies are expensive :( Everything is put away and I'm just about unpacked. The internet is work... Read more
Saying goodbye for the summer
Thursday, June 14, 2012      4 comments

Last look at the view from my deck We will be back late September :)... Read more
Last full day in Mexico
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      4 comments

Today is our last full day here before going north for the summer and our trip to Holland to visit my mom. A busy day full of last minute things like cleaning out the fridge and freezer, last load of laundry, packing up and then securing the ... Read more
Evening sky
Monday, June 11, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday it was windy, there were a lot of clouds and the humidity was up. We went to the greek place on the beach for lunch and watched the waves crash on the shore. There were some boats out and they had a hard time in the swell, tossing and ... Read more
Last kayak trip of the season
Sunday, June 10, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday we went to El Colorado, a small fishing village about 35 miles up the coast. We make a trip about once a month and it is always wonderful to be there. The village is very rustic, no electric, no running water and no telephone. It amazi... Read more
Spinach salad and chicken
Saturday, June 09, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday's lunch: I was so happy to see some nice spinach at the little market, this time of year it is harder to find good vegetables as it's getting hot. The lettuc... Read more
Front gate (pics)
Friday, June 08, 2012      4 comments

These guys from the local welding place are amazing! The work they do is beautiful, well crafted with clean welds (according to DH and our friend who knows about these things) and they showed up when they said they would - unusual for Mexico :) ... Read more
New gate for the back patio (pics)
Thursday, June 07, 2012      8 comments

We ordered gates for the back patio and the front entrance at the local welding shop. They came by a couple of weeks ago, measured and showed us some designs. They said it would be about 1-2 weeks to make the gates. Yesterday was the 2 week ma... Read more

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