Blog Archive

February 11, 2019
San Miguel de Allende

Nomada Cocina de Interpretacion: A fantastic restaurant find in San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende presents such a profusion of restaurants that it is very hard to make a selection.  Of course, as one would expect in […]
February 11, 2019
Living room

San Martin 44 San Miguel de Allende, the interior!

My last post showed you some photos of the compound in which I live from the outside.  There actually is a huge 3 bedroom apartment on […]
February 5, 2019
local bakery

San Miguel de Allende and my neighborhood of San Antonio

I thought that you might be interested in a few scenes around my temporary home, well temporary until June 1st at least.  My neighborhood is referred […]
February 5, 2019
Mercado Artisanal

Scenes of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Monday was the last day of my two-week stay in an Airbnb right in the centro district of downtown San Miguel de Allende and I thought I […]
January 25, 2019

Fireworks in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Although his baptismal record shows that he was born on January 25, the citizens of San Miguel de Allende celebrated the birthday of their local hero […]
January 22, 2019
San Miguel de Allende

Ignacio Allende’s Birthday

It is a big day in San Miguel de Allende today because the city is celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of its native son […]
January 22, 2019
Restaurant interior

The sights of colorful San Miguel de Allende

One of the delights of the lovely city of San Miguel de Allende is to simply wander about, taking in the sights, sounds, and colors of […]
January 17, 2019
San Miguel de Allende

A fantastic first day in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Last night I arrived back in San Miguel for my second stay but this time for four and a half months.  I will be staying at […]
January 14, 2019
Pancho's Restaurant

Birthday #80 in the rear-view mirror

Yes, it is over and I survived until #80 and beyond.  What a wonderful celebration with my three children and 5 or my 6 grandchildren.  My […]
January 14, 2019
Maple leaf on purple background

San Miguel de Allende on the horizon but first #80!

I have vacated my condominium in Laguna Woods, CA to begin my slow-motion trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to culminate in my flight from […]
November 15, 2018

Lunch in the Countryside and a visit to the Rio Laja, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

This past Sunday a delightful new friend who is a native of San Miguel, took me to lunch at a lovely place el Vergel Bistro and […]
November 14, 2018

San Miguel de Allende Days 2, 3 and 4.

I am settling in more each day to my fantastic Airbnb at Hidalgo 47 in the Centro region of San Miguel.  Although I am close to […]
November 6, 2018

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico Day 1.

Hello from the lovely colonial city of San Miguel de Allende, at 6000 ft. above sea level in the Sierra Madre Mountains 170 miles northwest of […]
November 6, 2018

The City of Irvine, the safest city in the USA and a great place to visit.

Located in Orange County, California the City of Irvine is home to the headquarters of some 48 US based companies as well as some 15 International […]
November 6, 2018

Anaheim, the economic juggernaut of Orange County, California and the home of Disneyland.

With a population of 340,000, Anaheim is the most populous city in Orange County and the 10th most populous city in the State of California.  Anaheim […]
October 29, 2018
Entrance to the Los Rios Historic District

Yes, the swallows do return to San Juan Capistrano and so should you!

San Juan Capistrano is the oldest continuously occupied residential area in California.  Long before the arrival of the Spanish and yes, the swallows too, the region was […]