• it's officially the f-season here in mexico

    it’s officially the f-season here in mexico

    It’s not what you’re thinking. Well, it’s unlikely to be what you’re thinking. The f-season, as I like to call it, means fleece and flannel. It’s that time of year again when temperatures drop and having these two things makes…

  • it's going to be a long summer

    it’s going to be a long summer

    I’m just going to say it and get it over with. I’m too old for this stuff! I think hurricanes and other disastrous equivalent storms are for the young(er) at heart…or for storm chasers (regardless of age). Of the 13…

  • It’s not even the dog days of summer yet

    it’s not even the dog days of summer yet

    We’re in the middle of week four of excessive heat. The problem is that it’s only April. What is excessive you ask? We’ve been roasting between 35 (95F) and 40C (104F) for nearly a month. This super hot weather started…

  • dealing with mexico's tropical rains

    dealing with mexico’s tropical rains

    I can’t believe it’s been six weeks since we’ve chatted. The month of October showed up and all hell broke lose, it seems. Toward the end of September, I got the internal notion sealing my roof before the rains arrived…

  • The heat. Oh dear gawd, the heat!

    the heat! oh dear gawd, the heat!

    Moving to Mexico was difficult. Honestly, it was more difficult than I expected, which says a lot for someone who was well traveled and arrived relatively prepared. While my move was not on a whim, it still brought on it’s…