A trip to the mall (Galerías Mérida) confirmed two things: The mall was as nice as it looked in pictures, and fashion was similar to the U.S., as expected. Well, mostly as expected. There are slightly different styles in the mall here, but mostly it’s a combination of interesting patterns and assorted shoes, with someContinue reading “ENGLISH FASHION IN MÉRIDA”
CROSSING THE BORDER
Day 1 We expected to cross at Brownsville, TX, but our GPS instead took us to Los Indios. No big deal, we figured; same process – different location. Boy, were we wrong. There was a toll on the U.S. side. Once we made it to the Mexico side, we were asked for the temporary importContinue reading “CROSSING THE BORDER”
WHY “WE THREE BEES”?
This will be short and sweet. When the kids first moved in with me, I wanted to be consistent (spoiler: I still wasn’t), so I made a set of rules, gave them each a copy, and posted a copy on the fridge. They told friends and family about them. Copies were given to people whoContinue reading “WHY “WE THREE BEES”?”
We first started talking about visiting another country when Jasmine was in 6th grade and was determined to move to London when she got older. The conversation picked back up a few years later, but the location had changed to Paris. Some time after that, we got more serious but knew there were a numberContinue reading “HURDLES”
HAVE YOU LEFT YET?!
Yes. Not only have we left, we already arrived. Sadly, we did not visit to everyone we wanted to in person before we left. (If you are one of those people, please forgive us.) Our trip took two days to the border, one wasted day at the border, and three days across Mexico. In theContinue reading “HAVE YOU LEFT YET?!”