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.

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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queen of the highway

Tom and I met in 1972, not to long after that we moved in together, rather I moved in with him.  At some point he got a motorcycle. In 1974 we got married. We traveled quite a bit on that … Continue reading

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things that make you chana aloo

So it's funny the things that make you do other things. The other day I was in the grocery store, I always check the sales bins before progressing through the store and I found a package of naan bread,and it … Continue reading

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RANT – Patient First

2017, 24 January I flew to Mexico.  Just a few days prior to this I had a scratchy throat.  I thought perhaps it was from a few get togethers with friends where I laughed, and talked, a lot. By 27 January … Continue reading

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Happy Dogs, Healthy Dogs

Hard to believe but it’s been nearly a year since we left Merida, Yucatan, MX. One of the things that will always mark the anniversary will be the dogs checkups. Today the girls went to see their new vet; Dr … Continue reading

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I had to go shopping today

and if you are my friends you know how much I dislike shopping.   One of Tom's obsessions is shopping. Especially when he gets his teeth, claws, fangs on to something. One of the first things Tom got excited about … Continue reading

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pickled Hungarian Wax Peppers

We are coming up on 11 months since our return to the USofA. As stated before it has been quite the culture shock after having lived out of country for nearly 11 years. One of the biggest shocks for me … Continue reading

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