Expat Life

Sick in Mexico

I haven’t written much of anything in the past three weeks and I can almost hear my fingers creaking as they work the keyboard. Never again should I go so long without putting words on page, it’s just not healthy. It’s only halfway my fault though. A lot has happened in the past few weeks: …

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Life in Mexico

I’ve spent a lot of time talking about the special events, the food and the exotic wildlife here in Mexico, but I thought today I’d give you a glimpse into more of my every-day life in Sayulita (and take a chance to post some of my photos that don’t really fit anywhere else). It’s becoming …

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What I’m Doing in Mexico

So now we’re settled in Sayulita, in our perfect treehouse apartment for the better half of the next six months. (Actually as I write this we’ve already been here a month, isn’t that bananas? If time could go ahead and stop moving that would be perfectly excellent thank you.) Of course the first thing I …

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Baby Sea Turtle Release Party

Things are pretty quiet here in Sayulita. Most evening we relax with a movie, or have some beer and tacos with friends. Monday night however, was special. Monday we helped some baby sea turtles find their home. There was a sign in the main plaza, but I’m not sure I would even have noticed it …

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Inside Our New Sayulita Apartment

(Continued from the disastrous Part One) As usual, just when I was at my lowest, totally exhausted and disappointed after two days of apartment searching, something happened to lift me back up again. I lay awake all night in the sweltering heat, worrying about what to do, and arose with renewed focus: We could start …

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Sayulita First Impressions

We’re here! Estamos aqui! (I haven’t forgotten about the wedding pictures I promise, just waiting to get all of them so I can post some great ones.) We’ve been in Mexico for nearly two weeks now, and although we had a bumpy beginning (which I’ll write about in my next post), I pretty much love …

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