As a native of New Orleans I was surprised the first time I experienced Mardi Gras here in San Miguel. There’s not a lot of pomp and drinking, masking and partying. It seems to be more about kids. They go absolutely wild smashing eggs on each others heads. We walked through the Jardin last sunday [...]
My friend Gordon Kyle hired me to make 2 quilts for his daughters of his designs. He made both of these with coloraid paper while hanging out on his sailboat. This one we have been calling fog. We dyed cloth for a week to get all the shades. Today I put the top together… we [...]
I have a darling home in San Miguel de allende Mexico where I winter. It does have very funky mexican construction and the bathroom is 22 steps from the kitchen. BFB…Big F*ing Bummer! I thought about selling it last year but it’s not quite the time. I decided to put in a half bath on [...]
Don Wright painted this fantastic picture of binky and baby in front of my home in San Miguel de allende Mexico. I am stunned and amazed and totally adore it!
Don Wright made this crazy posterized and photoshopped picture of my home here in San Miguel de Allende with the pooches! Babydog got her stitches out and the cone off! it is a glorious day…and they both got groomed… How does it get any better than this???
Here I am bringing home the half and half and the coffee today in San Miguel de allende, standing in the doorway of Casa Celeste, my home away from home! You know whatever the press says about Mexico, San Miguel is a very safe and very pretty place! Ya’ll come on down now!
Driving home from visiting a sick friend I saw this procession… these guys are dancers and they are celebrating OUR LORD OF THE CONQUEST… They will be dancing for 3 days in the Jardin, our Zocalo here in San Miguel de Allende.
After a huge rainstorm this afternoon we went up the hill to the house Gordon is renting to watch the sunset. We were granted a magnificent view.
I am here in san miguel de allende and have been grasping for inspiration. My friend leslie bixel suggested I photograph some of the architecture of this beautiful city so I took these photos as I walked home from the instituto last week. Gotta get them into the sewing room and soon!