2020-10-23: I’m getting there. I am sharing these two photos as evidence of my progress at minimalism. My wardrobe is contained …

2020-10-21: I love the traditional Mexican homes where the rooms are built around a small garden. I was a guest …

2020-10-13: Barra de Navidad, Mexico 3:11 in the afternoon If Maria is in the building it must be Tuesday. I …

2020-10-12: After not eating enough veggies these past couple of days, I am indulging in a bowl of kale cooked …

2020-10-08: Today is not the photo blog day but if it was…

2020-09-27: I always tell myself to get into the habit of posting to micro.blog everyday just to practice …

2020-08-31: I love this man. He is my good friend Luis. He really runs his store as a service and if you want to …

2020-08-30: While on vacation in France, 2016 I discovered the beauty of Provence.

2020-08-29: I spent a fair amount of time cleaning up dead branches on this palm therefore I am definitely not a …

2020-08-28: I had a little excitement today when this darling baby iguana scurried by me. That was my big …

2020-08-27: Overcome with the yen for chocolate I baked these cookies. They look funny but they taste like …

2020-08-26: Relentless clouds take shape as we await the storm.

2020-08-26: Relentless Many years ago I worked with a Mexican gentleman at a restaurant; he was a dishwasher and I was a …

2020-08-25: So much hope lives in the seed; it’s dna, it’s future. And then there is the hope of an idea, a …

2020-08-24: Frosty. I must defrost my fridge regularly because it’s not frost-free; came with my apartment. No …

2020-08-23: I call this message that I found on the side of a building graceful graffiti.

2020-08-22: My home has a new painting on the wall.

2020-08-21: Crunch.

2020-08-20: Change. The day makes way for the night and with a little color.

2020-08-19: Ribbon.

2020-08-18: A grid within a grid.

2020-08-17: Cuddly.

2020-08-16: Stationary.

2020-08-15: Silhouette.

2020-08-14: Among.

2020-08-13: Light filtering through cloth.

2020-08-12: A sound mind occurs after the project is done.

2020-08-11: Transport. This young lady was kind enough to let me take this snap. Bicycles are a common form of …

2020-08-10: Windows. Apartment hunting in Spain, 2016.

2020-08-09: Black and white and pointy. This cactus has grown ferociously in just one year.

2020-08-08: A view of my town. This is from early April. I was going to snap a similar photo this evening but a …

2020-08-07: Day tripping a la playa; just a quick jaunt for lunch. Coco beach, Jal, Mexico

2020-08-06: Bisect

2020-08-05: Evidence of a yoga flow; somewhat.

2020-08-04: Peace starts at home, wherever that may be.

2020-08-03: Is an ant a bug? Who ever says, “hey, look at those bugs”. Anyway it was scurrying along with it’s …

2020-08-02: Water lilies floating on a pond. This photo is from my last trip to the US which was in mid March. …

2020-08-01: A fresh mango beverage at the beach was quite *up*lifting.

2020-07-25: The coast of France; memories. Antibes, 2016

2020-07-25: Another lone chair. Luxembourg Gardens 2016

2020-07-25: Took a quick break today while in the middle of a project and snapped what was in front of me. …

2020-07-25: My favorite t-shirt died after twenty something years. I framed it’s logo/message to adorn my walls.

2020-05-27: Art by Miller Phoenix, CA. “If I had it to do over…” I bought this print at a …

2020-05-25: Art by Heather Tovar, a local artist in my community.

2020-05-17: Violet flower captured last year on a visit to the vivero.

2020-05-16: A very berry indigo day.

2020-05-15: One of my favorite blue places.

2020-05-14: Green.

2020-05-13: The pale *yellow” loofah sponge, fresh from the vine.

2020-05-12: Seeing orange from my rooftop tonight.

2020-05-11: Seeing red everyday; a glimpse into the woman cave.

2020-05-08: “Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing …

2020-05-07: “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your …

2020-05-06: “When you want wisdom and insight as badly as you want to breathe, it is then you shall have it.” …

2020-05-05: “The first rule of driving is, don’t hit anything”. -A friend I am driving my new car after 4 years …

2020-05-04: “You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” …

2020-04-28: day 31 Today I am finishing up my personal challenge to post everyday for one month. I was a tad …

2020-04-27: day 30 Dreams are like shadows that dance softly in my path. They are real in vision yet hold no substance …

2020-04-26: day 29 I wonder why it is that some people like to go with the crowd and others tend to resist the flow. It …

2020-04-25: day 28 My little beach town is starting to feel a little relaxed. The streets are fairly empty, most …

2020-04-24: day 27 What would I do if today if this was my last day to be alive? I don’t think I would do much …

2020-04-23: day 26 Another day, another 50 cents.. I used to say that at the start of my day when I was a blackjack …

2020-04-22: day 25 Just do it. That’s what I am telling myself right now. Just pick up your phone (the closest …

2020-04-21: day 24 Things. Things. Books, bobbles, pots and pans, clothes, towels, tables, chairs, curtains, plants, calendars, …

2020-04-20: day 23 Just to do something different here I am going list all of my Apple hardware. For starters, I just …

2020-04-19: day 22 Water is truly the most important thing one uses each day. I assume that the majority of people on …

2020-04-18: day 21 Today a friend of mine told me that she has been reading my posts. She said she likes reading my …

2020-04-17: day 20 I am visually imagining all of the loose ends in my current life. In my mind I begin by laying out …

2020-04-16: day 19 If a person is busy worrying about the future, untold events, then they are missing out on the …

2020-04-15: day 18 How to handle an upset? One could go to sleep maybe. One could drink lots of booze so that the issue …

2020-04-14: day 17 I’ve made it past the midway point in my quest to post, to write anything everyday for a full month. …

2020-04-13: day 16 As of late there are a lot of barking dogs In the neighborhood. The big one around the corner is the …

2020-04-12: day 15 My post today is a response in an email thread with my siblings where the subject of church came up. …

2020-04-11: day 14 Why is it that some people feel so entitled that rules do not apply to them? It makes me crazy. When …

2020-04-10: day 13 I think everyone has a junk drawer and there would be good reason. There are some things that are …

2020-04-09: day 12 I find it interesting how some people can easily ask for help whereas others lean toward toughing …

2020-04-08: day 11 There are roosters in my neighborhood that crow all day and all night. Sometimes I wake up at night …

2020-04-07: day 10 One of my favorite albums ever is Joan Armatrading’s Walk Under Ladders. This was current material …

2020-04-06: day 9 It is common here in Mexico to use the lavandería for getting one’s clothes washed. It’s handy, …

2020-04-05: day 8 These days I keep hearing from friends who say “I can’t seem to get motivated today”. I can relate …

2020-04-04: day 7 I’m here to write anything in order to continue my streak. In my last post I mentioned an old friend …

2020-04-03: day 6, plan a, plan b Imagine having a great job, one that you like and you make enough money to pay the bills. You are …

2020-04-03: day 5 I’m not sure what to write about tonight. It seems to me that my perspective is somewhat selfish and …

2020-04-02: day 4 On a mission early this evening, I walked the near empty streets toward my friend’s small store. …

2020-03-31: day 3 Some days all the pieces to the puzzle come together. I was happy to have a day like that today; …

2020-03-30: day 2 Yikes, I almost forgot to write something today; almost a fail before the start. Today I am reminded …

2020-03-29: my 30 day challenge I have been keeping busy like most folks as staying at home is the thing to do these days. I hardly …

2020-03-10: Thank you Mother Nature.

2020-03-03: I am likely to trade in my 2017 13” MacBook Pro for the new 16”. I am on the fence…

2020-03-01: Vision. My vision is a little shaded.

2020-03-01: Leap. From the archives of my youth.

2020-02-28: Below. I was putting my shoes on after yoga and below me were these positive messages.

2020-02-27: Together. An artist and her work together before I took my new piece home.

2020-02-26: Escape.

2020-02-26: Hurdle. 3-2-1-GO.

2020-02-25: Double. I have double duty today because I forgot to post yesterday. First round double bubble.

2020-02-23: Station. The booze station.

2020-02-23: Spectacle. A street scene in my little town; always a spectacle.

2020-02-22: Progress. Getting this post to post is progress.

2020-02-21: Scale. There is probably a scale or two to be found in this clump.

2020-02-19: Space. A bug with fluorescent eyes visited my space at home one evening.

2020-02-18: Oppose. Do I dare?

2020-02-17: Cool. I noticed this plant for it’s beautiful puffs of pink. What’s not cool is the cigarette butt …

2020-02-16: Rest

2020-02-15: Balance. I believe the balance, symmetry of this desert flower has been manipulated by man.

2020-02-15: Warmth. I am lucky to experience the warmth of genuine friendship.

2020-02-13: Rise. The beauty that rise(s) from a garden is always a treat for my eyes.

2020-02-12: Attachment.

2020-02-11: Plain. The jardín this evening; plain and simple.

2020-02-10: Sign. Translated to English the gist is that you must be the change that you want to see in the …

2020-02-09: Lull.

2020-02-08: Contrast. One’s point of view exhibits contrast.

2020-02-08: Above. My point of view, above my neighborhood.

2020-02-06: Plant. This is a parota plant that I started from seed. The hard shelled seed did not germinate at …

2020-02-05: Hide. Hide and hind walk hand in hand.

2020-02-04: Spot. On the spot working typewriter at an important government office in my little village.

2020-02-03: Reflect

2020-02-02: Sight. A cheerful sight from many years ago.

2020-02-02: Open to your propinas.

2020-01-22: the end It seems to me that everyone is born with a terminal condition. As children we learn that death is a …

2020-01-10: Puesta del sol

2020-01-05: perfect All things are connected. Maybe. I was thinking about the idea that things are perfect just the way …

2020-01-04: not a new year’s resolution Love nature or love the nature of things. I think that I will make this my theme for 2020; why not. …

2020-01-02: Don’t blow your top.

2020-01-02: smiles are good I have the great fortune of living in Mexico. This is not the country of my birth and I am often …

2020-01-01: I love beginnings; 2020, salud!

2019-12-30: I just looked for one of my favorite photos of 2019. This one is from March when I went fishing with …

2019-12-29: sunrise I think it was the drugs that inspired us to climb this hill and wait for the dawn. And while …

2019-12-25: Bird boat.

2019-12-23: I just finished caring for my rooftop plants and I was rewarded with this colorful sky.

2019-12-23: Rocking the Nativity scene in sweet Mexico.

2019-12-16: I never liked the sweet version sold in cartons. Then I had homemade nog; pretty yummy. The recipe …

2019-12-14: This is my Mickey Mouse job to make coffee because the cup doesn’t fit. A woman’s got to do what …

2019-12-11: untitled Who would have known? No one could have seen what I was hiding everyday. I sift through every drawer …

2019-12-06: another crazy idea I have an idea to create a set of flash cards to test one’s compatibility for friendship. It would …

2019-11-25: When feeling ill at ease in the world one might do things to ground oneself. A plant of the vine …

2019-11-25: Yesterday I repotted my baby agave. It is such a beautiful plant and I will love watching it grow.

2019-11-25: Finally, the beginnings of a luffa sponge. Some type of insect usually nibbles at the flower before …

2019-11-20: I have heard that some racing horses like coming in second place. Never bet those ones to win. mbnov

2019-11-18: In order to build relationships one must be present, present to what’s going on over there. mbnov

2019-11-18: A childhood memory that stuck. There is an event from my early childhood that has always stayed with me and it has to do with …

2019-11-03: Day of the dead celebration on the malecón, Barra de Navidad, Mexico.

2019-08-25: La Mosca restaurant.

2019-08-25: I made a new friend on the Costa Alegre at La Mosca restaurant. She had something to show me.

2019-08-21: Costa Alegre weather today, it’s windy.

2019-08-18: I am enjoying this photo I took recently as my computer wallpaper.

2019-08-12: Day 8 of @macgenie photo challenge “happiness” Happiness is buying art. I have yet to …

2019-08-12: Relief. @macgenie, for your first week theme “relief” it was a pit stop int the road in …

2019-08-02: A jaunt to the beach is always in order.

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2019-08-02: I love visiting the “vivero”; in Emiliano Zapata, Mexico.

2019-07-29: A point of view; looking towards my town from my friend’s house.

2019-07-27: I was reading someone’s blog and they used the term “meatspace”. It made sense to me. I’ve expanded …

2019-07-27: Unfinished business A friend of mine once deduced that the act of leaving tasks incomplete was an unconscious way of …

2019-07-14: When I peek in on Micro.blog it is always so peaceful. I get a kick out of what people choose to …

2019-07-02: Had a relaxing lunch at the beach; one way to beat the heat.

2019-06-15: Behind Cement Walls Living in Mexico poses a few dilemas when it comes to fixing some household problems. Houses here …

2019-06-07: texture

2019-06-01: Pen and Paper Growing up, mom and dad always said “make sure that you always carry with you a piece …

2019-05-28: Mexico

2019-05-20: Crickets in the night, on land, tierra above graves, hum. Do you stand upon the rock at night and …

2019-05-20: When my friend fishes I look for things to photograph.

2019-05-19: Lace curtains are grey and tattered. One so beautiful, sad and tired. The life she has chosen is one …

2019-05-19: I am posting here for the first time. I have never blogged and this site looks interesting. I tried …