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Simplifying Skincare & Travel with OCM

Aug 06, 2015No Comments

For those of us who enjoy traveling often, to foreign places, and with little luggage, anything we can do to save space and lower maintenance

Feliz día de las madres! Mother’s Da...

May 12, 20141 Comment

Yesterday most of the world celebrated Mother’s Day.  Here in Mexico, we celebrated Día de las Madres the day before, May 10.  Each year on

How To Fool A Carnivore

Mar 22, 2014No Comments

Since arriving in Sayulita, my eating habits have changed drastically – and for the better.  I buy organic, locally-grown produce daily; I eat fresh caught

(Not So) Fancy Footwork

Mar 09, 2014No Comments

We didn’t make a lot of modifications to our Jeep before leaving Canada, but we were prepared for emergencies.  We planned and purchased for every

The Real & Ridiculous Idiosyncrasies o...

Feb 26, 20141 Comment

Time didn’t move slower in Sayulita; time had been outlawed.  Sayulita pulled the pendulum from the clock, threw it out the window and drove over

Why We Overland With Our Dog

Feb 17, 20142 Comments

Over the past few months LJ and I have weighed the pros and cons of taking our dog, Sophie, on the next leg of our

Valentine’s Day in Mazatlan

Feb 14, 2014Comments off

We stopped midday in Mazatlan for fuel and to use una cajero automatico (ATM).  We were feeling irritable after a poor night of sleep, a

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway

Feb 09, 2014Comments off

LJ and I left Newport bright and early, freshly pressed Kicking Horse coffee in hand.  Under different circumstances the town was probably lovely, but with