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St. Joseph Is the Model for Mexican Masculinity

St. Joseph is the model for Mexican masculinity although mentioned only eight times in the New Testament. Prior to the late medieval period, Church...
Archangel church Dome Steeple.

How Are Expats Coping with the Virus in San Miguel de Allende?

How are expats coping with the virus in San Miguel de Allende? Well, human nature is endlessly fascinating and, given the pandemic, it has...
The caged birds of Mexico

Why Does the Caged Bird Sing?

When my kids were little I sat through all of the Tim Burton children’s movies featuring skeleton women in long dresses carrying birds in...
Woman beautiful sunset

What Mexicans in San Miguel de Allende Want Expats to Know

I’ve wondered what Mexicans in San Miguel de Allende want expats to know. I’ve lived here for quite some time now, so I did...
Drying Vanilla in Mexico

Vanilla Originated in Mexico Centuries Ago

It’s difficult to gambol about town and not be asked if you want to buy a little container of vanilla, that wonderful ingredient that...