THE CHILDREN’S SPRING PARADE IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO

As a native of New Orlean’s I am usually up for a parade! Especially when I am just bopping around downtown doing my life, paying bills, going to the bank, you know… LIFE!  I happened upon the kids spring parade and got to use my iphone to snap a few pictures. The happy princess riding […]

Mardi Gras in San Miguel de Allende

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 […]

Making art in Mexico

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 […]

Mardi Gras in San Miguel de Allende

Unlike New Orleans, Mardi Gras or Carnival is mainly for the kids here in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  They have been running like crazy through the Jardin (the zocalo) smashing  eggs filled with confetti and glitter on each other. They are a whirlwind of action. Also  paper flowers are sold at this time. I […]

ANOTHER FANTASTIC MEAL WITH ALEX AND GABRIELLA AT MIVIDA RESTAURANT IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO

We ate at MiVida restaurant after the 2nd showing of Alex’s movie. Likely the best restaurant in san miguel. The chef made a sugar free desert for me… sort of a banana split without the ice cream! YUM!!!