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Dec 22, 2013 - Dec 22

Yesterday; 5:00 A.M. Woke up to what sounded like hail. Turned out to be very large raindrops. 10:000 A.M. The street is like a river. Some people are having a hard time crossing. 3:00 P.M. Sun shining. Temp = 30C, Humidity = 90+. Today; Cooler but still warm. Went for looooong walk.

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Dec 19, 2013 - Another Thursday

I'm seriously considering writing a letter to the Mirror complaining about the restaurants across the street from the Malecon. It's bad enough that their front men, or shills, or whatever you call them give you their pitch when you pass the restaurant. Now they're coming onto the Malecon to accost people. They're getting almost as annoying as the time share salesmen used to be. Went to see A Chorus Line at the theatre down the street. The venue us a little small for that type of production,(the orchestra was a little loud), but thoroughly...

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Dec 14, 2013 - In 10 days, it will be Christmas Eve

Farmers Market this AM. Got some strawberries and met a young fellow who is going to be working in a shop that is in the process of opening across the street from our apartment. Went to Walmart, then on to Pittillal, (a town on the east side of PV), looking for soccer balls. The girl in the Yoga Studio next door is collecting toys for kids with HIV. We found some balls in the Sorianna store next to Pittillal. She should be happy. All the time we were in Pittillal and the Sorianna store you could have counted the number of white people on...

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Dec 13, 2013 - Southside Shuffle tonight

Another beach day. Temperature was a little cooler. Its been 90+ everyday since we got here. Today was probably only 80 to 85 with a breeze. First Southside Shuffle tonight. Great music, lots of good snacks and wine. First day of the Posadas but we didn't see any.

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Dec 12, 2013 - Second Thursday

Yesterday we finally made it to the beach. Beautiful. I think I got a bit of sunburn on my shoulder. Oh well, I'll live. A friend said I'm so white all the beach vendors will flock to me. He didn't tell Nell she's white. Today is the last day of the processions so we walked down the Malecon and followed the procession route to the church again. The girl at the head of the procession is the Virgin of Guadalupe and the boy, (made up as a man),is supposed to be Juan Diego. Juan Diego saw a vision of the virgin on top of a hill outside Mexico...

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Dec 10, 2013 - 15 Days 'til Christmas

Decorations along the Malecon. Just dropping off to sleep and a procession went by. Boy were they loud. From our apartment to a block past the end of the Malecon to Woolworth's back home over the Insurjentes bridge, 10,015 steps. Booyaaaa!!! Feliz Navidad!

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Dec 9, 2013 - Monday, Dec 9

Today was a good day. Went to Costco, got enough wieners that we can have a hot dog a week while we're here and still have lots left. The new tunnel that opened with much fanfare last spring is closed for construction. What? Found a wreath for the door and made reservations for Christmas Dinner. Nell found a pot for her plant. Went to Little Italy, saw our friend Roger and had dollar beer for the first time this winter.

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Dec 8, 2013 - Weekend One

Went to the farmer's market yesterday. Nell found a plant that looked lonesome. Then on to Mega store to pick up a few more items. Walked down the Malecon last night and ended up walking along with the processions to the church. Bagged when we got back. Not used to that much walking, or the heat during the day. Oilers lost again.

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Dec 6, 2013 - Friday Night in PV

Last night the first two processions passed our apartment. The video isn't very good but it will give you an idea what the procession consists of. First is a truck featuring a young girl and a young boy, (dressed as a man, complete with mustache). We haven't figured out who they are supposed to represent. Then there is a group of native dancers, then there may or my not be a mariachi band, then the members of the family or business taking part in the procession. The processions take place daily from 4 PM to midnight from the 1st of December...

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Dec 5, 2013 - Day 2

This is our second full day and we didn't try to overdo it. Tried to sleep in but there's little chance of that when the guy in the coffee shop downstairs starts throwing dirty dishes into the sink at 7:30. Went to Walmart for a few groceries and found a couple of inexpensive beach chairs. Ours spent the summer in storeage at the hotel and smell a little moldy. Well, to be perfectly honest, they smell moldy enough to make you sick. And that's after leaving them to air out overnight. Want to be sick? Tomatoes: 21.9 pesos/kg, that's 90 cents...

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Dec 4, 2013 - We have arrived

We made it. Left Abby 45 minutes late because of the snow storm in Calgary. Left Calgary an hour late because there were two more bags on the plane than passengers. The two wayward passengers were finally rounded up, then they had to de-ice the plane. Then, to make things even more fun, we had 165 people on board and only one (1)working toilet. There was a line-up for the entire flight. Were going to go to Nacho Daddy's for dinner but their music was so loud we opted for Fajita Republic instead. Should have put up with the loud music. Nacho...

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Dec 1, 2013 - Lets get started.

This might be repeat information but ya gotta start somewhere. Left Calgary on November 2 just ahead of the snow storm. Pretty good two day trip to St. George, Utah with some blizzard conditions in the high passes. With baited breath the next day, we went to check out the 5th wheel that had been in storage since April 2012. Happily everything was okay, phew. After a couple of days in St. George, we headed off to Prescott, Ariz. There we stayed with our RV friends Teri and Bruce Barnes, on their acreage for a few days while we fixed up the...

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