Lakeside Visitors

We love having visitors!  There is so much to see and do.  One favorite excursion is taking a boat ride from the Chapala pier to Scorpion island.  Mexico also annually celebrates the victory at Mezcala island.  Artisans showcase their jewelry, paintings, crafts and delicious pastries at the local, weekly farmer markets.  The news paints Mexico…

Alcan Adventure

The historical Alcan Highway was built in 1942 during World War II.  Due to the perils of shipping goods from the USA to Alaska, the solution was to build this connecting highway. It is known as the greatest engineering feat of the 20th century.  Men worked in freezing weather at seventy to ninety degrees below…

Groovy Bug Song

Wow the clouds are settling at the base of the mountain, and Jose is out there serenading the Cicadas again! Music is one thing, but I never…nor will I ever encourage the rain by playing the Bug Song on a saxophone!  It is chilling to see all those ugly bugs clinging to Jose’s shirt, however,…