mexpatriate — in the key of steve
missives from mexico's pacific coast
Monday, August 03, 2020
my magic kingdom
I have sunk in a sea of nostalgia. When I moved to Mexico in early 2009, I had not yet sold my house in Salem. I had hoped that, with tim...
Sunday, August 02, 2020
plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
It is Sunday morning, and I am sitting in the Board Room (Alaska Airline's lounge) in Los Angeles. People have told me that the flyin...
Saturday, August 01, 2020
where our paths cross
I am having one of those "morning afters." Not a hangover; I do not drink alcohol. But something similar. Let's call it a F...
Friday, July 31, 2020
me and mini-me
I have a favorite drink in Mexico. The Snappy Steve. While I was in the Air Force in the 1970s, I developed a taste for Ortega's Snap...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
me gusta mi taco
I have a food ritual when I fly north. No matter whether I arrive in Redmond on an afternoon flight or at midnight, I ask my brother to...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
auf wiedersehen mein mitreisender
Marlene Bartz There is never a good way to deliver this type of news because words are not adequate to describe our thoughts at moments ...
Monday, July 27, 2020
kicking the can
I think it was The Accidental Tourist . It was not one of the most important scenes in the film, but it helped to establish the character ...
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