October 9 2019

How Did We Get Here? The Impact of Losing your Remote Job

Yes, this blog is behind. Not just a little, but months of our lives missing, that kind of behind.

In the interest of continuity, I think I’ll start from here, Texas, our temporary visit to the United States that is dragging on. How did we get here? Why did we leave Mexico? I never answered these questions, so let’s start there.

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October 2 2018

Culture Shock: Our Life in Mexico vs Our Life in the U.S.

One day as I left work I passed three people coming in for the next shift. As I passed the first man I smiled and said “Good morning!” He not only didn’t respond, he turned his head away from me in an attempt to pretend he hadn’t noticed. I said it again to the second person, and again there was no response. By the third person I was feeling a little desperate and invisible, but surely not everyone would fail to say hello back to me. Again I was ignored. By the time I got to my cars I was fighting back tears. Continue reading

August 5 2016

What Does It Cost For Us To Live In Mexico?

The answer to the question you’ve all been waiting for: How much does it cost for us to live in Mexico?

Before you get the idea that we had plenty of money to start with let’s talk about how we lived before. Continue reading

December 2 2015

Watching An American Mass Shooting From Mexico

Another day, another American shooting, this time in San Bernadino. There seem to be more and more of them since we moved to Mexico, and all I can think of when I see them is how glad I am that we got away. That’s right, I said it. I feel safer here in Mexico than I would in the U.S. right now.   Continue reading

November 5 2015

Why Pre-BEX Tours are Important

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I recently attended TBEX North America in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. For those who have not been to a TBEX travel blogger conference, a pre-BEX tour is a free tour that is offered to attendees before the actual conference begins. They vary by location as the conference is in a different place each year and promote area attractions to the visiting bloggers. The value of these tours sometimes gets overlooked but they are invaluable for connecting to other bloggers and as well as the businesses that offer them.

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