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Merry Christmas!
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      7 comments

Wishing all my spark friends a Happy Christmas and all the best for the new year. That all your dreams may come true. ... Read more
Fresh from the tree
Monday, December 24, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday the guy who built the wall and arches in our back yard came by to wish us Feliz Navidad and gave us some grapefruits from the tree in his garden. They smelled wonderful and when I cut into them, they were sooo juicy, colorful and be... Read more
Missing my DD on her birthday
Sunday, December 23, 2012      7 comments

Today is my DD's 25th birthday - where did the time go?? It doesn't seem all that long ago when she was born on the one hand but then again we have had so many great years with lots of good memories. 25... where are the days of Berenstein Bea... Read more
Feliz Navidad
Friday, December 21, 2012      15 comments

Merry Christmas from Mexico! Our tree: ... Read more
Mince pies
Thursday, December 20, 2012      6 comments

DH fixed my stove the other day and with a working oven I had no excuse not to do any baking... Mince pies used to be a Christmas staple in our house and I used to bake dozens and dozens every year, 19 dozen being the record 25 years ago, a week... Read more
No water
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      13 comments

The water company is working on the main pumps and informed us we would be without water till Friday mid morning... we do have a tank in the garage (not sure how many gallons - about 300?) which was full this morning but no new water coming in t... Read more
DH fixed my stove!
Monday, December 17, 2012      7 comments

Patience is a virtue... after mentioning a few times over the last week that he should have a look at my stove and not actually getting to it, I held my tongue or said it wasn't a big deal. It paid off - DD posted a picture of the mince pies s... Read more
Say NO to GMO
Sunday, December 16, 2012      7 comments

I came across an interesting article yesterday - if mice react to GMO's in days, our larger bodies take longer to feel the effects but we are affected over time.
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Cookie exchange
Saturday, December 15, 2012      9 comments

I was invited to the cookie exchange tomorrow - same as last year. Last year was fun, even though I only knew one of the other ladies (the one who invited me). There was cake, eggnog, cookies and nibbles - none of it on plan... On top of that I ... Read more
Now the 30 day challenge is over...
Thursday, December 13, 2012      12 comments

Yesterday was the last day of the 30 day challenge, started by Mel, to encourage us to exercise every day. I loved the challenge and I am happy to report that I did exercise every day and even added a SP video to my usual yoga session almost eve... Read more
Staying warm south of the border
Monday, December 10, 2012      9 comments

Even though the temperatures here are very mild it can get quite chilly in the winter, especially after sundown. The houses are built out of concrete and take on the outside temperature - hot or cold!. Previous winters we have relied on a movabl... Read more
Saturday, December 08, 2012      11 comments

Early this week we got news that the road to El Colorado, a fishing village north of us, was being worked on and had improved greatly. The last time we went the potholes were so bad, the road was practically un-drivable, so this was great news! ... Read more
Knitting project
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      8 comments

My DD in England has been watching a danish tv program "The Killing". The lead actress wears a sweater everyone has gone nuts about and DD wants to knit one for herself. She sent me the pattern and it looks like a lot of fun to do. Sooo... on ou... Read more
Images from our trip north
Monday, December 03, 2012      11 comments

We left last Wednesday morning around 10am and encountered the first check point about 25 miles north of San Carlos-Guaymas at a major junction. These were the federales (Policia Federal) and we were waved through, no problems. ... Read more
Putting away warm weather clothes
Sunday, December 02, 2012      10 comments

The last few days have been cooler and it being December now, it was time to put away my "hot weather clothes" and pull out the tote with my winter stuff. This fall has been warmer than previous years, we are still close to 80F for a high and it... Read more

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