Mexico City – The Grit I Know, the Ghosts I don’t

I have been so delayed in posting about my first experiences in Mexico City that I have now bumbled into my second experience. It was an expected trip, but the dates were uncertain. April became July and was turned back into April again. The last minute changes were a headache. What was Mexico city like? […]


A simple bus ride north of the capital city can be a dangerous thing in Mexico. Not because of bandits, but bad drivers. On the way to our destination, we witnessed a flipped car and a person pinned beneath it- perhaps dead. How did the car flip? We could barely guess. Probable death notwithstanding, we arrived […]


Como preparar nopalitos- Número uno:  I AM NOT ZOMBIE  MICHAEL JACKSON. Numero dos: Place cut pieces of nopal in a pot of boiling, salted water. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes without a lid. When cooked, pour off the water and rinse with cold water.