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Hi, I’m Donna. Previously retired. Before that, writer and marketing consultant. Before that, …. does it matter? Currently teaching EFL in Mexico and writing about all the adventures hubby and I are having.

No news is good news.

(Don’t you just love this photo? Wow.) And now for the news A month ago, Lyn and I bought a house at the beach near Progreso. Since the initial paperwork, we’ve heard nothing. Until yesterday. I checked in with our realtor, Jennifer Flores at Buy Mexico Real Estate, who told me that everything was stillContinue reading “No news is good news.”

Storm over the Caribbean

Weather

As Hurricane Delta barrels down on the Yucatan, I find myself wondering what the hell we were thinking when we bought a house a literal stone’s throw from the Caribbean. While news outlets can’t agree whether it’s the third or the ninth storm of the season (wide gap there, guys), they do agree on itContinue reading “Weather”

The Paradox of the Dog

Note to reader: I wrote this while I was teaching a class on writing. The lesson was “show v. tell”. While it is sad, it is also what happened written as a narrative. Thanks for reading. Donna It’s well known that dogs don’t live as long as people, but seeing your beloved pet leave thisContinue reading “The Paradox of the Dog”

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