This is the first time in memory that banana trees have been green and bougainvillea has been blooming on this winter date.
Don’t know what to make of it. Must have something to do with Al Gore selling his unwatched cable channel, Current TV, to Al Jazeera.
Can you believe that? I’ve decided to get out of the United States as completely as possible as soon as I can. I’m canceling my one remaining American credit card, and I’m moving investments over the border as quickly as tax laws allow.
We’re approaching the second week of January, and it has not frozen. This is big news. We count on ice to keep foreigners bunched in San Miguel.
When I hit town in 2000 there were about 40 outsiders here. Now there are about 400, which is disturbing. We don’t want ethnic strife.
My child bride and I will go to our nation’s chaotic capital via bus next week for a spell. There are practical matters to be tended to. And it appears there may be real progress on finally getting the deed to our condo there.
And, just this morning, I bought tickets on Interjet for our anniversary trip. I changed my mind about Oaxaca. We’re going elsewhere.