An American Girl's Adventures from My Life Of Craft-N-Dab
Welcome, Anne-Marie from An American Girl's Adventures! I want to thank her for taking the time to respond to my questions so I can highlight her in the...
Resources for Part-Time Life in Mexico - Ventanas Mexico
Blogs and books promoted on the Ventanas Mexico website provide readers everything they need to know to set up an exciting, satisfying "mini-life" in Mexico, and provide cultural insights on what to expect on the journey..
A good day! I received an Income Tax refund cheque for Norma in the amount of $670! Bonus! I didn't think she had paid any taxes in 2019 so I didn't see how my notary figured she would get a refund but after a complicated process of pro-rated income splitting with me, she did! I ran down and deposited it before they could change their mind! My notary earned his pay! He did not finagle a refund for me but he did substantially reduce the amount I thought I owed by shifting as much of my income…
GARY'S IMPRESSIONS OF MICHOACAN, MEXICO
If you have read this blog previously you will recall that I wrote about the number of religious images where I assumed this revewaled a process of democratization of religious power. No longer centered in the institution nor in a single image (Christ or Guadalupe) power is transferred to simple images in metal or to photos, posters, small replicas of a saint. Here I want to talk briefly about the history of this process. Is this just an example of consumer "stuff" or is it a display of…
GOOD FOOD MEXICO
Everything you need to know about Mexico’s culinary scene. From down home street stalls to mom & pop restaurants to temples of fine dining, tipping guidelines and a grandmother’s mole recipe, this is a gastronomic survival guide.
I am the author of four books. My first, the short story collection Travel Advisory, was selected for Barnes and Noble's Discover Great New Writers Program. My second, a street-level panorama of contemporary Mexico City called First Stop in the New World, received rave reviews from the New York Time