Saturday, March 2, 2013

Mexico Trip


Phil and I took a quick trio over to Mexico to see if anything had changed in the three years we had been gone.  The very young soldiers with their M16s and  the menacing armored vehicle that usually was sitting just passed Mexican customs was gone.  The traffic was down considerably, but there were still a lot of vendors and Winter Texans shopping.  We were warned not to go too far down the street, so we didn’t visit the Farmacia we use to go to because it is definitely off the beaten path.
When we were walking across the bridge we saw a cane field being burned upriver from the bridge.
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I am always fascinated with this talented Mexican painter. He paints free hand, with spray cans, and has painted on bowling balls for people, among other things.
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The Mexican pottery is always unique
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Love these street musicians
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 A balloon vendor
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Even the birds build colorful nests.
Mexico Birds 2013

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We invited our friends, Dale and Mark, over for a taste of Pittsburgh.  Dale grew up in Monroeville, but hasn’t lived there in years.  We treated her to some Lemon Blend and chipped ham sandwiches.
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A Curved Bill Thrasher enjoying my swing feeder.
Curve Billed Thrasher Retama 2013

Books
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