Cheap vs. a Bargain

Now, this is a very drastic distinction, indeed. Some of us deranged people out there derive pleasure in finding a bargain. For some reason buying something for less than it should be makes us feel good. Let's set the record straight and say that there is nothing wrong with finding a bargain, but we all … Continue reading Cheap vs. a Bargain

Pueblo Magico, San Sebastián

The Mexico Mix Up

I believe I've been on the road for about 3 months now, it's hard to tell really, there aren't seasons down here, the weather only changes when I change locations. The nice part, though, is that I haven't blown my budget and appear to be on track for skipping the cold northern winter. In fact, … Continue reading The Mexico Mix Up

1 chicken, un pollo

Lost in Translation

My Spanish is improving, but it still isn’t quite the best. Sometimes I get hung up by a word or confused by some tricky conjugations, but generally I understand; at least, I think I understand.   Perhaps sometimes people are just kind and humor me, only nodding and smiling instead of expressing their confusion and … Continue reading Lost in Translation

The Life Not Taken (Often)

Firmly down a path already decided, And back from abroad before I had thought, Yet returning to Durango offering help undivided, A new house for my parents shall be provided, Then off to Mexico with no worry or fraught. But for now it will be work morning, noon, and night, In things such as stocks, … Continue reading The Life Not Taken (Often)