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Salute to Mexico’s Bandera

Though February 24 slipped by with little fanfare this year, it was Mexico’s Día de la Bandera, the national holiday commemorating the anniversary of the consummation of the War of Independence in 1821 and the subsequent adoption of the country’s first flag.


Expect the Unexpected

If there´s one thing that can aggravate relative newcomers to Mexico living, it´s having to cope with situations that are out of their control. Old hands know that learning to expect the unexpected is the best formula for maintaining sanity.

Amor y Amistad

February 14 may be Valentine’s Day for you and me, but for your Mexican neighbors it’s El Día del Amor y la Amistad.

Freedom of Speech

Now that universal right to freedom of speech has become such a hot button issue, there’s reason to ponder just what that means in this sunny, laid back corner of the world.

Lost in Translation

As someone who prefers receiving practical over superfluous gift items, I was deeply grateful to Santa for delivering a useful tool for grooming my family’s four hairy canines.