Adventure, Mexico, Travel

Yucatan Adventures

There are so many fun day trips to take when you are based in Merida, Mexico. The Yucatan is full of adventures. With limited time, only ten days, we were able to enjoy four great experiences utilizing my Lonely Planet guide and Mayaland Tours. Flamingos in the Yucatan Celestun Biosphere Reserve is a short 50… Continue reading Yucatan Adventures

Adventure, Mexico, Travel, Uncategorized

Merida, Mexico

Merida, Mexico was delightful. The weather was hot and steamy. Sometimes the humidity was higher than the temperature. But the town of 892,000 was bustling both day and night. The center or centro, was definitely the most packed with tourists from all over the world as well as locals enjoying the Plaza Grande and the… Continue reading Merida, Mexico

Adventure, Animals, Educate, Introspection

Adventures in Writing

Hi!  Lots has changed over the last month.  I've moved states, bought a house, started a new job, started coaching 3 volleyball teams, started teaching a youth creative writing class and...found a little sister - 2 months old/2 lbs - for my Oscar (cat) who lost his brother one month ago. PHEW! I am loving… Continue reading Adventures in Writing

Adventure, Create, Educate, New Mexico, Photography, Travel, Writing

2016 Has Ushered in… Fun and Creativity

Such fun I have been having!  And thus, I have not been good at staying in touch, sorry. The weeks have simply zoomed by since a lovely Christmas seeing and holding my adorable great (grand?) nephew in sunny California.  Sweet, adorable, with tiny little hands and feet...Koen. And I was so excited to give the… Continue reading 2016 Has Ushered in… Fun and Creativity

Adventure, New Mexico, Writing

Snow Day!

So the big storms that have been predicted for this winter here in Gallup, New Mexico have yet to materialize.  But yesterday we did get the storm that has been battering the northwest.  We didn't get rain, what came down was a wet snow, and since the temperature outside quickly went down to the upper… Continue reading Snow Day!

Adventure, Create, New Mexico, Photography, Travel

Hanging Out in Gallup

Hi All.  So I promised to write more about Gallup and teaching here and I guess it is about time to do just that.  I am sitting here on a cold, grey day with the threat of snow gathering in the clouds, so here we go. Gallup, New Mexico is a very unique place.  It… Continue reading Hanging Out in Gallup