Five Things

It's December, and we're back into the swing of things - after a short break to recover from Day of the Dead. We had a restful and quiet November, and a delightful Thanksgiving with a good friend. And …
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Building Our Ofrenda

We moved to Oaxaca last year right before Dia de Muertos. The special markets – the ones where you can buy all the things you need to build your ofrenda – were already up and running. People were …
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Five Things

It's the end of October, which means my favorite time of the year in Oaxaca is here - Day of the Dead. AND to make it even better, my superamiga, Gwyneth, is here with us to celebrate! We've had a fun …
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Five Things

This was a quick week here in Oaxaca. The city is starting to fill up a bit for the snowbird season as well as ramping up for Day of the Dead celebrations. We've been doing a bit of work and spending …
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A Year in Oaxaca

Today is one year since we moved to Oaxaca. A year since we got on a bus in Mexico City and arrived home 6 hours later - but to a home we had never seen, never visited, and actually knew very little …
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Five Things

It's my birthday week! So we've been celebrating all over town with coffee and pastries and cake and mezcal and tacos, and even an Oktoberfest feast at our local Spanish tapas restaurant (weird, I …
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