Visit Barra de Potosi – A Tranquil Beachfront Fishing Village in Beautiful Mexico

Barra de Potosi is a tiny tranquil beachfront fishing village in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. It is home to a popular lagoon, where you can view the locals fishing for crabs. There are a couple good seafood restaurants with a great view of the bay, Bahia el Potosi. We rented rooms through Airbnb, one of […]

The Gorgeous Beaches of Zihuatanejo, in Guerrero, A Dangerous ‘DO NOT TRAVEL’ Zone in Beautiful Mexico

UPDATED on 3/8/18 – Zihuatanejo is in Guerrero, Mexico. It is the lesser-known counterpart to Ixtapa, a famous Mexico travel destination. The cities are only a few minutes apart by car or bus. The state of Guerrero is considered one of the most dangerous states in Mexico by the US Department of State. We live […]

This is Us

After a traumatic brain injury, giving up a thriving family business, filing for bankruptcy, and being accepted for Social Security Disability..... We decided to sell ALL our possessions, give our home back to the bank, and move to Southern Mexico with FOUR kids. That was four years ago and we are happily still here...

La Mesa in Patzcuaro, Beautiful Mexico – Good Food and A Great View!

I have written a post or two about Patzcuaro in the past. It is an authentic little town about 45 minutes North from Uruapan, in Michoacan’s mountains. My husband, Brad, gave a short Bible talk there in an English congregation in February. Afterward, we treated ourselves to dinner at La Mesa.  Their website calls itself […]

Day in the Life of an Expat in Mexico - Going to the Doctor

Day in the Life of an Expat in Mexico – Going to the Doctor

Exciting, I know. A doctor’s visit. Not something that a person would normally write about, much less photograph. But when you are an expat, a person who has moved to a country that isn’t their birthplace, everything tends to be a little different from home. For the most part, it’s all good. You accept it for […]