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Keith Paulson-Thorp

Keith Paulson-Thorp
Lifestyle blogger Keith Paulson-Thorp is a retired professor and church musician who lives in beautiful Mérida, Yucatán. He plays with local chamber music groups and with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Yucatán. “Dr. Keith” taught at Valparaiso University, the University of Louisiana, and the University of Miami’s Osher Lifelong-Learning Center. He also was music director at large churches in Houston, Palm Beach and at the famous Old Mission Santa Barbara in California. Email: KikiPT@aol.com. You can read more from Keith at https://www.meridaexpat.net.
The Beauty of Pasta Tiles in Yucatán

The Beauty of Pasta Tiles in Yucatán

Yucatecan houses have many distinctive features, but none are as consistently cherished as the beauty of pasta tiles in Yucatán.With an absence of reliable...
PePe's barbershop in Mérida, Mexico

PePe’s Barber Shop in Mérida, Mexico

I have never been fond of barbers, but now I may have found the perfect antidote to my apprehensions at PePe’s Barber Shop in...
Home Renovations in Mérida Mexico

The Challenges of Home Renovations in the Land of Mañana

The challenges of home renovations in the land of mañana can be somewhat daunting. Renovating a house wherever you live is always a challenge....
Orange building in Merida

Mérida Retreads

A few days ago we drove into Centro to pick up a mirror. There are numerous online garage sales and antiques sites here, and...
Spanish colonial architecture in Merida

Moving to Mérida, Mexico

No one likes moving. It’s expensive, time consuming and nerve wracking. I have done it too many times, including twice from ocean- to-ocean. But...
Mérida, Mexico

Why We Chose Mérida, Mexico

I really believed that I would never retire. It seemed totally reasonable to work until I dropped. That’s what so many in my family...