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Friends You Make On The Corner Ed Fesler

"Ya gotta start working early," five-month old Pita would tell you if she could talk. "Take my brother, Chavita, he started working when he was only one month old." It's true. Two years ago Chavita - n... read more

Roustabouts For Hire Ed Fesler

It was like following three battleships. The shoppers rolled away like bow waves before the three "cargadores" who churned toward them with two hundred pounds of produce on each of their hand ca... read more

Gringos are changing Mexico Marvin West

Southbound gringos of retirement age have the uncanny ability to immediately identify changes that should be made in Mexican lifestyle. Maybe you've heard the laundry list. "Punctuality is in desperat... read more

La Llorona: does she seek your children? Maggie Van Ostrand

"Don't go near the water," mothers caution their children, "You might drown." Good advice, but it has another meaning in Mexico and Texas. Moms living near the Rio Grande are protecting their children ... read more

Sending a Child to School in Mexico Molly McHugh

  Mexican schools will welcome you as a foreigner - to a certain extent. Your kids have had a blast in Mexico. You have as well. They're sold, you're sold. Everyone is caught up in hyper-speed tow... read more

Bugs of San Blas Marvin West

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow waxed poetic about the bronze bells of San Blas without seeing or hearing them. These less eloquent westwords are about the bugs of San Blas, a very up-close and much too-per... read more

Large families North and South of the border Jenny McGill

Families in Mexico tend to be numerous. I know about big families. I come from one. read more

The real Don Adams is still alive Marvin West

The real Don Adams came to Mexico to die. It seemed like a good place for such a significant event. Convenient. He could drive down from Texas. Good weather if anybody wanted to walk in a funeral march... read more

The Widow Tamez, accidental expatriate Maggie Van Ostrand

Back in the old days of Pirate Island, an island only by definition, located along the Rio Grande near Ysleta and San Elizario in El Paso County, Mexico and the U.S. had a boundary by treaty mdash; the... read more

Water Crisis: Availability Of Water In Mexico Julia Taylor

"For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports."

- Sandra Postel, Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity, 2003.

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Drinking Water Filter Systems For Home And Travel Julia Taylor

"Protect Your Health at All Costs!" If you want to "Live Your Mexican Dream", you've got to be healthy.   Drinking w... read more

Freemasonry Is Alive And Well At Lakeside! Axixic Lodge No. 31

Axixic Lodge #31 is located in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico, and was founded in 1987. Since its founding, the Lodge has been an activity member of the community, and growing! From eight founding members, the Lodge has grown to over 60 Brothers. From its inception, the Lodge has met in various locations, private homes, art galleries, restaurants, and currently in a hotel conference room that the Lodge rents.

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Border promotions, or the Mexico two-step Maggie Van Ostrand

"You can become anything or anyone you like the day you cross the border," they tell us when we arrive in Mexico. They're right. In Ajijic, a man wearing a U.S. Navy cap and respectfully referred to a... read more

Wildfires and old men: the legacy of US immigrants in Talpa Jenny McGill

What no one was aware of was that, subtly, Guy and Bill were changing the ideals of the future leaders of a Mexico mountain village. Try Guy's Guy's Gringo Chile Relleno Casserole recipe. read more

On being a gringo in Mexico: From Colonel to Cuernavaca Mark Wise

Is it easy for a GEM (Gringo en Mexico)? I guess that depends on the GEM! read more

A Mexico love story Marvin West

Marta Palomares and her husband, Michael Dickson A genuine Mexico love story lives in a big, beautiful home behind a high wall in Tzurumutaro, a not-much-to-it community adjoining Patzcuaro in the r... read more

Kooks in the Kitchen and Great Social Skills: A Mother's Trade-off in Mexico Julia Taylor

Sometimes circumstances in Mexico make it harder to care for a child. But overall, Mexico has given us many blessings as parents.

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Where in the World is Amy Gray Kirkcaldy? - Adjusting to life in Mexico Jennifer de Camacho

To live here, you have to learn to love it unconditionally. You have to stop trying to accept Mexico and let it accept you instead, or else you'll never appreciate its beauty. Back in the summer of 20... read more

The Lake Chapala real estate market J. Brad Grieve

Between 2003 and 2006 , the average sale price of Mexico real estate in the Lake Chapala area increased by approximately 69%. read more

Expats to Get a Vote and a Voice Mags Petela

Voters can cast a primary ballot in person on February 5. Here in Mexico, voting centers will be set up in Ajijic, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta, and Mazatlan. Imagine yoursel... read more

Contentment: My life in Puerto Vallarta Linda Abbott Trapp

From Letters To My Granddaughters The author shares a typical day from her life in Puerto Vallarta and her techniques to reach contentment anywhere. Directed to her grandaughter... read more

Landscapes Of Mexico, Landscapes Of The Self Samantha Raneri

Mexico is a land of contrasts; I see this in both of my workplaces. Click on pics for large view ... read more

Tramites: Mexican Paperwork----ouch! Melville King

Episode 1. How weakness and overconfidence can lead to bad decisions. Spring fever got to Jerezano in early May of 2001. In that weakened condition the new car bug stung and stung hard. Jerezano mu... read more

Family tradition: five generations of mezcaleros in Matatlan, Oaxaca Alvin Starkman

Don Isaac recounts awaking at 4 a.m. then walking from his village of Matatlán, with his mule, to Oaxac. He arrived some 14 or 15 hours later… just to buy a large cántaro, the traditiona... read more

Bumbling bulldozer in a Mexico beach paradise Marvin West

Artist James Vitale, owner and operator of El Encanto, a boutique eco-hotel or maybe a healing place or perhaps a vibrant retreat for creativity and education, came onto his verandah to say "Good morni... read more
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