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Sometimes life STINKS

You may or may not have noticed that this blog has been quiet for more than a month. That’s because in early February we received some devastating news that has required time to digest. I haven’t wanted to write about it; it was too new and raw. I think I was hoping everything would magically […]

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Exploring New Orleans: Top Four Things to Do

  Photo: Beadmobile It’s safe to say that the United States is a pretty big place with more than its fair share of thriving and colourful cities. There are cities that don’t sleep, picturesque cities in the middle of nowhere, cities pulsating with flashing lights, and ones known for their friendly nature – or lack […]

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A Caribbean Island Adventure

Looking for the ultimate tropical island experience? If so, you can’t go past a Caribbean cruise. Choose from one of three main destinations, Western, Eastern or Southern Caribbean. Let’s take a closer look or check this out. Western Caribbean The Western Caribbean offers a fun, relaxed atmosphere and cruises are the best way to experience […]

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An update on Sophie, the rescue pup — by Scout

Thanks everyone for all your inquiries and concern about Sophie, our rescue foster pup. She’s still with us, and Scout has written an update for you. I’d like to give a special shout-out to all the kids in Jackie Trueblood’s  fourth-grade class at Grace Christian School in Ocala, Florida, who have been waiting so patiently […]

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Excellent Vet in Lake Chapala — Pet Place Animal Hospital

I’ve been meaning to write this post ever since we found our rescue pup, Sophie. If you are looking for a great vet in the Chapala/Ajijic area, I’ve got one for you. Pet Place Vet Clinic & Veterinary Hospital The little poodle in the above photo is sweet Sophie, who found us back in December […]

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Shopping in Morelia: Mercado Nicolás Bravo

So far one of the best things about living in Morelia’s historic centre is being able to do all my daily grocery shopping on foot. I haven’t been able to do that in more than a year, since we were in Europe, and I’ve really missed it. Mercado Nicolás Bravo Two big mercados are located […]

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Our new apartment in Morelia, Mexico

Slowly we are getting situated. Our traditional Mexican apartment in Morelia is spacious and oh-so convenient. I love living in the city. We are in the Centro Historico, a UNESCO World Heritage site and everything we need regularly is within walking distance. The 17th-century cathedral, which towers over the plaza, is a three-minute dog walk. Every block […]

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Victoria Road Trip: Go For It

Say adios, au revoir, good-bye to the concrete jungle of Melbourne; head for the adventurous road trips and feel reborn. One among them is the South Gippsland Circuit, littered with scenic beauty and explorations you will never forget.  With DriveNow car rental Melbourne for your assistance, hop behind the wheels and go the distance. South […]

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Mexican Tilapia Ceviche

This is my favorite quick dinner. Tilapia ceviche is addictive. It’s also healthy, and you can make it under half an hour. It graces our dinner table at least once a week and no one gets tired of it. Ceviche is commonly sold by street vendors here in Mexico, but it’s so easy to prepare, why […]

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Motorcycling Around the World With a Dog

Mango – A Worldtrippin’ Tibetan Terrier The process of adopting a dog is not common knowledge for most. Patrick Schweizer, world traveler and software developer, however, adopted an exceptionally cuddly Tibetan Terrier cross-breed in the midst of Thailand’s jungle. Mango “Sticky Rice” Schweizer has since traveled in more countries than even I have – but […]

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