Author Archives: Debi in Merida

About Debi in Merida

I moved from Colorado Springs, Colorado USA to Merida, Yucatan, MX in January 2006. I love to read, garden, travel, and hang out with friends.

This Old House

This old house, which really isn’t all that old, just a year or two older than me! One of the things I decided to do, and have sort of done, is to have fun with this house.  Not to worry … Continue reading

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Bat Shit Crazy

So it is Sunday morning, and I am putzing around, watering the garden, taking out the compost, picking up gumballs etc in the yard. Then Tom gets up, he indicated he wanted to walk with me this morning.  So I’ve … Continue reading

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dragons

Astrid assumed all dragons should be killed, until she met one…   This was an opening line to a book review. It resounded with me. Especially in these trying times. We, all of us, make assumptions. It's not until we … Continue reading

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What a Jerk!

I am a pescatarian.  Most people don’t know what that means so I usually just say vegetarian. A pescatarian, according to wiki, is a vegetarian that also eats fish, dairy, and eggs.  I pretty much agree with that. This past … Continue reading

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Humidity

We arrived here in Richmond May 30'ish 2016.   I recall people talking about the heat, and the humidity. I was incredulous…what were these people talking about?   Currently, here in RVA Well we've been here a year now, and … Continue reading

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year one

One year ago today we arrived at our house here in Richmond Virginia – that's after having lived nearly 11 years in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.   We actually left Mexico on 26 May; Tom, me, and three dogs – it … Continue reading

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Birdland, not the jazz fusion kind

As long as I can remember I have enjoyed looking at birds. I guess I am a novice amateur bird watcher. I've gone on bird watching expeditions. I design my home gardens to attract both birds and butterflies, and enjoy … Continue reading

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