Win a week in San Miguel!

March 24th, 2015|

As many of you know, my book of essays on life here in San Miguel, This is Mexico: Tales of Culture and Other Complications has been released to excellent reviews and is now available on […]

Poop now or forever hold it in

August 1st, 2014|

The wonderful thing about living with three dogs is that we get to use the word “poop” more than most people, unless they have a lot of small children. Whether it is “Did Maya poop […]

The rhythms of old and new Mexico

August 1st, 2014|

The music is blaring with the thumping rhythm of a Latin beat on this already hot Saturday morning. We are gathered outside, about 100 of us, for a vigorous aerobics session with our Zumba class […]

Excerpt of How it goes in Mexico now up on Amazon

March 21st, 2014|

The good folks at Shebooks have published an excerpt of How it goes in Mexico and it is now available on and $2.99! How else could you get to magical Mexico for less […]