A Quick Update

In 2010, we moved back to the small town in Colorado that I never stopped missing while we lived in Mexico. Now I sometimes miss Mexico, but I wouldn't travel as freely as we did when we were there, camping out in remote areas and so forth.

Mexico today is in a period of change, and in many ways it is more dangerous now. That said, I have plenty of American friends who still live there very happily, just taking a few more precautions than they did in the past.

Just to say!


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July 13, 2006 — It’s the rainy season around Lake Chapala now, and we are loving it… mostly. People say that it usually rains just in the evening and night, and we are noticing that pattern, at least a couple of days a week. The other day, it poured hard one morning when we were working at our computers. We are grateful that our electricity is no longer going out every time it rains, as it was for months. The temperature dropped, and I put on jeans and a long-sleeved shirt instead of the culottes and tshirt I’d been wearing. Our view of the lake disappeared completely into grayness. I took a few photos and learned that it is hard to get a picture of rain. Here’s one where you can see the columns of water pouring off the veranda roof.

As I took that picture, I discovered that the floor of the veranda was puddled with places where the water was coming through the tile roof. Kelly put thumbtacks in the main places where the leaks were, and intends to do something about fixing them:

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