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Windy afternoon at the beach
Sunday, October 14, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday afternoon we met with some friends and checked out some beaches north of here as potential kayak places. It was quite windy once we got to the north side of town, white caps and blowing sand. It was great to get out and walk on the bea... Read more
Getting settled in again
Saturday, October 13, 2012      8 comments

We have been back for about 10 days and life is getting back to the old routines with a couple of minor upsets on the way. The split unit a/c in the office area (closed off loft in the garage) started blowing hot air instead of cold - not good. ... Read more
Fresh shrimp
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      11 comments

When we were at the fishing village we bought 10 pounds of fresh shrimp, most of which went in the freezer and I cleaned about 3-4 pounds yesterday to have for lunch and for leftovers. It's great to have cooked shrimp in the fridge for a quick s... Read more
Day at the beach
Monday, October 08, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday we went to El Colorado, a fishing village north of here where we have been going to kayak for the last 2 years. This time we went to see if the road had been improved since early summer before we start taking groups there. We didn't ta... Read more
Teatime
Saturday, October 06, 2012      8 comments

Over the summer I got back in the habit of drinking more tea and getting the teapot and nice cups out. Here in Mexico I only have 1 teapot and 2 of my favorite mugs. The rest are 8 smaller mugs that came with the set of my lighthouse plates and ... Read more
New back wall
Friday, October 05, 2012      11 comments

While we were away for the summer we had the back wall of the house clad in flagstones. It makes for extra insulation and it looks sooo much better than it did. Before: ... Read more
Back in Mexico
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      8 comments

We took a slow trip south staying 2 nights in Albuquerque and 2 nights in Tucson. A great trip with lots of fun with friends, great food (too much!) and even a little shopping :) Truck loaded to the roof and then some ... Read more
Last look before we go...
Friday, September 28, 2012      8 comments

We're packed and ready to leave for our winter home in Mexico. It is always bittersweet to leave Colorado, especially this time of the year which is my favorite season. First snow on the divide, the trees are changing, crisp mornings - what's no... Read more
Snow on the divide
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday we went into Pagosa to see the renters of our ranch and run errands. Driving into town we say white stuff on top of the divide! Yah, I got to see snow before we leave on Friday :) I'm always excited about the first snow as that to m... Read more
Goodbyes and clean-up
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday afternoon we took DD to the airport after a 2 week visit. It was sooo great to have her stay with us, have some good times together and have her visit her friends. We attended her guest appearance at a friend's gig and it was great to ... Read more
Last weekend with DD
Sunday, September 23, 2012      6 comments

Today is DD last full day here with us in Colorado before she flies back to her home in Cambridge, England. We have had a wonderful time, lots of catching up and sorting through her old things and lots of good food (I have the pounds the prove i... Read more
Last weekend with DD
Sunday, September 23, 2012      2 comments

Today is DD last full day here with us in Colorado before she flies back to her home in Cambridge, England. We have had a wonderful time, lots of catching up and sorting through her old things and lots of good food (I have the pounds the prove i... Read more
Getting rid of stuff
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      9 comments

Over the weekend DD and I went through our stuff in the loft of the warehouse - oh my! There were boxes and boxes of stored items from books to old toys to kitchen things and clothes... The thrift store got 2 healthy donations of a truck fu... Read more
Day out with DD
Sunday, September 16, 2012      9 comments

Yesterday DD and I went to Farmington to browse the mall and a few other stores. We had a wonderful time catching up on the american thing - going to the mall on a Saturday :) We had lunch at Chili's and we shared a drink, an entree and desser... Read more
More teapots...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      9 comments

Mel made a great point the other day about using the "good stuff" rather than letting it sit in the cupboards.. thanks for the reminder! I have quite a collection of teapots, one in Mexico, some boxed up in the storage room (4 or 5) and sti... Read more

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