Amazing what they can do with a pile of dirt, isn’t it

  Remember going to the beach as a child with your shovel and pail to spend the day splashing in the waves and building “castles” in the sand?  Only yours merely looked like an upside down bucket with maybe a salt water filled moat around it.  There might have been multiple buckets if Dad decided to help. Now there is …

Sundays are for families in Mexico

Family life ranks high in priorities for Mexicans.  Sundays are spent together attending Mass followed by brunch.  I asked for a table for one and the waiters scrambled like cockroaches at the flick of the light switch to break up the extended table settings for me. February 5 is Constitution Day, a national holiday.  This year it is being celebrated …