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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!!!
Frank hopes if he is really good he will have his next life as a mariachi. He always wants to “buy” one… 100 pesos a song. last night he bought the big 3: La Paloma, Maleganiya, and my fave Wantanamera… here are some scenes from that show!