It’s 2020 and I’m such a slacker!

Geez Louise, it’s been about 6 months since I’ve written anything here. Of course, like everyone on the planet, the advent of the new year means a new resolution to do better. Well, let’s just see how that goes. So, to catch you all up, Lyn and I are still living in Querétaro and teachingContinue reading “It’s 2020 and I’m such a slacker!”

Chunk 3: Tamasopo & San Luis Potosí

The saga continues… Our next stop was Tamasopo, which is known for its “cascadas” or waterfalls. As with those falls at the beginning of our trip, I expected these to be somewhat remote. I was wrong! In Tamasopo, the waterfalls are right on the road, easily accessible by car, and surrounded by conveniences such asContinue reading “Chunk 3: Tamasopo & San Luis Potosí”

Chunk 2: Xilitla & Hotel Tapasoli

Ok, since I have a little time, I’m going to fill in the blanks about my winter vacation. As you know, one of the teachers (Jodi) from the TEFL program in Puerto Vallarta come to visit us in Querétaro. She and I took a driving vacation to some of the most amazing places. Here’s whereContinue reading “Chunk 2: Xilitla & Hotel Tapasoli”

Felices Fiestas!

Christmas is coming and the geese are getting fat. I’ve been putting pennies in the old men’s hats! This time of year, a lot more of the beggars are children. It makes me very sad. They wait at the corners and approach the cars while they are waiting for the light. I try to keepContinue reading “Felices Fiestas!”

Easter in Querétaro

So much to say, today, but first, I want to focus on my Sophie Poodle. It is Easter here. Ninety-plus percent of the people in Mexico are Catholic. That makes Easter one of the biggest holidays of the year, here. In Querétaro, most businesses shut down from Thursday to Sunday. People are everywhere! Strolling downContinue reading “Easter in Querétaro”