Anado McLauchlin Mosaic Artist Studio & Home

Today Bill and I traveled with our new friends, Joyce and ReAnn, to Anado’s studio, galleries and home located about 30 minutes outside San Miguel de Allende in a neighborhood called Cieneguita. I have to honestly say it was one of the most extraordinary places I’ve ever seen. Anado and his partner, Richard, are artists who create, along with their helpers the most incredible mosaics. Here are just a few

The Celebration Continues

Celebrating Independence Day in SMA is a big deal. According to history, Allende entered SMA and went to Narcisco de la Canal’s home to ask him to hand over the city to the insurgents. De la Canal refused to open the door the first time so Allende went to former city hall building and demanded the Spanish hand over the village. Allende went back to Canal’s home. Allende convinced de

Independence Day

Bill and I went into town on Friday night for the beginning of the Independence celebration. We went to El Jardin and it was packed with people so we went to a little piano bar, Johnny’s, away from the crowd and listened to some live music. It was a fun little place and just a hole-in-the-wall. We stayed until about 10pm and tried to catch a cab, but most of

Breakfast in San Miguel de Allende

This morning Bill and I finally got into el centro. We had breakfast with Barbara (our guardian angel of Mexico) and her friend, Nora. While we were there we met some caballeros preparing for a festival this afternoon. The town is decorated with green, red and white Mexican flags on every street. This weekend is the big celebration so I hope to get some more photos of the festivities. On

San Miguel de Allende Adventure

Well, it’s been quite an adventure. Bill and I drove from Palm Springs to San Miguel de Allende in three days with five animals. Much to our surprise, all the animals did very well on the trip. In fact, they probably did better than we did. We’re still a little tired from the drive, but we’re getting settled into our new place just outside of SMA. The home we have

Silverdale, WA Road Trip

My friend, Jeff Bowman, and I recently returned from a wonderful motorcycle ride to Silverdale, WA which is located near Seattle. We were on the road for a week and covered almost 2,400 miles. We rode north to Redding, CA and then cruised the coast through No. California, Oregon and Washington. Here are a few photos from the trip. Enjoy!