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Summer 2019

Posted by GCortez on Jul 4th 2019

It is now summer where I live, but winter in other parts of the world. We have been experiencing an inordinately wet year, but at the same time it has been hot and humid. While visiting several stores … read more
July 4th

July 4th

Posted by Cortez on Jun 27th 2019

The 4th of July is just a few days away and hopefully most of us will have a sunny day to celebrate as well as a nice evening to enjoy the fireworks. If you plan on grilling on your deck for the holid … read more
Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

Posted by GCortez on May 27th 2019

On Memorial Day, we remember the fallen service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we enjoy.  While assigned to the American Embassy in Mexico City, I was privileg … read more
Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Posted by GCortez on Apr 28th 2019

Having been raised in Mexico, I have always celebrated two Mother's Days per year, May 10th and the day celebrated in the US in May. Surprise your mother, wife or other person in your life with a beau … read more
Spring

Spring

Posted by GCortez on Mar 30th 2019

Spring is here even though the weather appears to be confused in some parts of the Country.  However, as the weather gets better we will all be spending more time outside gardening, planting flow … read more