Kindness in Action

I spent a lot of time this week thinking about kindness. During brunch, last weekend with a group of Americans and Canadians living in Mexico, we talked about how much we appreciate the small acts of kindness we experience here. A child passing by...

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Loving the Street Dogs of Mexico

It is impossible to walk down the street without running into street dogs. Most are very shy and avoid people. Many have battle scars, injured legs, and/or mange...Many organizations around Lake Chapala are working to remedy this situation.

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Why are you doing this?

When I started telling people that we were selling our house and moving out of the US, the first question was "Why". Why would you leave Seattle, a city that you have moved back to three times? Why would you choose another country over...

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Joy, tragedy, and bad behavior

As we travel through the national parks, people boldly demonstrate their sense of entitlement. It is hard to believe that even with gorgeous canyons and stunning views all around them, they honk at each other, aggressively pass on narrow roads, and flip each other...

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The lost art of porch sitting

As I sat on the porch alone at our home for a few nights in Onalaska, WA, I heard owls hoot, an occasional shriek of a hawk, and the chorus created by chirping crickets. Occasionally the song of farm dogs echoed throughout the valley...

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