Monthly Archives: May 2013

Memorial Day Breakfasts

Today I went to town to have breakfast with friends and make an appointment for my pedicure and other things. After breakfast I went across the street to set my appointment for the pedicure then went back to Pete’s Camp and met neighbors there for a chat while they had breakfast. Here are some photos;

Photo of the Junta de Viejos @ Chumpos Restaurant. Daily meeting of the "Old Ones" San Felipe MX

Photo of the Junta de Viejos @ Chumpos Restaurant. Daily meeting of the “Old Ones” San Felipe MX

Memorial Day Breakfast @ Chumpos Rest. San Felipe MX

Memorial Day Breakfast @ Chumpos Rest. San Felipe MX

Neighbors having breakfast at Pete's Camp Cantina

Neighbors having breakfast at Pete’s Camp Cantina

Another beautiful day in San Felipe the visitors are leaving and it will return to the quiet little fishing town again until the next big event. Life is simple here; good friends, good food, just enough going on to keep it interesting.

I’m getting ready for my trek north in a few days got to load the RV and make it ready for the trip. Then we head north for a few weeks.

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New Camera/Toy :-)

I have a new camera and took some photos with it to try it out, here they are;

Looking down the paved walk toward the fountain and front gate.

Looking down the paved walk toward the fountain and front gate.

The new fountain is erected and working.

The new fountain is erected and working.

Front gate and walkway

Front gate and walkway

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Lovely Day

I thought today was going to be hot but I was fooled it is wonderful a light breeze about 80 degrees low humidity just comfortable as can be. I did the usual walk early this morning and I felt very well. I watered the plants and trees today and planted another tree, I hope it grows as it will give good shade if it does grow it is called a pepper tree here. The pepper tree looks to something like a dense willow when full-grown and they do get huge after a decade or so.

I had my contractor come by and check my house wiring; I swear I heard some pops and sparks, he couldn’t find anything wrong so I’m thought of as the crazy lady for sure. Maybe it is all in my head at least with a cement house I don’t have to worry about it burning down. He promised that there would be someone over on monday to start work assembling my fountain. I hope so but then again it is Mexico and do-do do happen or not happen as the case may be.

I watched a movie called No Reservations and loved it. It is a love story and I’m a sucker for a good love story. I recommend the movie especially if you have a love in your life. The movie tonight is Woman On Top, kind of loony tunes but very entertaining. I think there is a message there somewhere. Again I recommend it.

Tonight I’m looking forward to PBS English comedies, they are a hoot. Some popcorn an adult beverage and English comedies in front of the Telly.

 

Well, it is time for an adult beverage and a snack so I’m closing now hope to post photos of the fountain construction later.

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Ups and downs

A little adult beverage time

A little adult beverage time

Nice view eh?

Nice view eh?

I love this view

I love this view

For a few days I had the blues, it happens to lots of folks, I get the blues every once in a while and they go away. I don’t like having them as it puts a cramp in my life and takes up my energy and time. I’m over them now and back to my usual self.

I have been thinking about making some changes in my life; those changes are to sell my RV and get something smaller lighter and less expensive to maintain. I’m thinking that I’ll buy a pickup truck and then get an RV trailer to camp in when that occasion comes along or get a Van Camper. When I return north I’ll see what is available and go with it. Heck I just might get the pickup and see if I really want a camper.

I tried getting my South Dakota license replaced but it seems they want me there personally to get a replacement; that isn’t going to happen so I’ll just use my Mexican license instead which will puzzle the heck out of the State Police if I get stopped, but only if I have U.S. plates. Seems circumstances are pushing me more and more into being a Mexican every year. I can register and insure my Mexican plated car for less than I pay in the states and I’m insured there also by the same company that is based in California. That is puzzling to me but I see by the paper work it is true. I can drive in the U.S. on my Mexican license because I’m a Mexican resident and I’m driving a Mexican plated car. I’m assured, if needed, I can even rent a car in the U.S. using my Mexican license. Doesn’t sound right, but like most things these days the odd stuff is right.

I am waiting for my new fountain to be installed then I can take another trip to Ensenada Baja MX and look for a summer rental. I want to rent a house or apartment and get to know the area better, also it is much cooler there than on this side of the peninsula.

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