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Visiting Mexico: What held me back 22 years  Posted on 06/21/2015
Pardon me if I go all Sophia Petrillo on you. Picture it, 1988, Ocean City, New Jersey. I’m two years out of college and I’m ready to take my first vacation on my own. Something where I fly somewhere. I’m unattached, so...
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Adjusting to our tropical home  Posted on 05/02/2015
We’re living in Mérida only sporadically, but already we can share with you our biggest challenges in adjusting from a snug little wood-frame Connecticut two-bedroom “cottage” to a partly-antique, mostly...
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What should I pack? I’ve been wrong before  Posted on 04/02/2015
We haven’t done a thing to get our Connecticut house ready for an eventual sale. Until yesterday, when I half-heartedly dragged a trash bag into the sun room to begin clearing out some clutter. I grabbed some old magazines to...
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Impulse buy at Pier 1: Our table  Posted on 02/16/2015
Building a four-bedroom house in the tropics took a long time. Furnishing it and finding art and decór will take a long time, too. Maybe longer. We jump-started the process by buying our former tenants’ furniture, and...
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Impulse buy at Pier 1: Our table  Posted on 02/16/2015
Building a four-bedroom house in the tropics took a long time. Furnishing it and finding art and decór will take a long time, too. Maybe longer. We jump-started the process by buying our former tenants’ furniture, and...
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A cook’s tour of Mérida’s housewares stores  Posted on 02/03/2015
Here’s why we wanted to live in the Centro. I wanted to be able to walk to things, and indeed, we walk to the Paseo de Montejo and Santa Ana market almost every day. If it’s early, before the heat rises, we walk to Walmart,...
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A cook’s tour of Mérida’s housewares stores  Posted on 02/03/2015
Here’s why we wanted to live in the Centro. I wanted to be able to walk to things, and indeed, we walk to the Paseo de Montejo and Santa Ana market almost every day. If it’s early, before the heat rises, we walk to Walmart,...
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Sounds carry, but so do the breezes  Posted on 01/30/2015
We are coming to the end of week two of our three-week stay at Casa Nana, the house we’ve been building since November 2013. Friends often ask if it feels strange, after all this time ruminating about it, finally being...
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Sounds carry, but so do the breezes  Posted on 01/30/2015
We are coming to the end of week two of our three-week stay at Casa Nana, the house we’ve been building since November 2013. Friends often ask if it feels strange, after all this time ruminating about it, finally being...
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TIM: This is Mexico, reconsidered  Posted on 01/26/2015
I was rushing around this morning because I woke up slightly late and had to get ready for a contractor who was due to arrive at 8. Paul thought it was kind of adorable that I assumed the contractor would show up at 8 for an 8...
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  • corollarn
    corollarn 05 October 2012 15:45:42

    This is one of my favorite blogs!!!

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