Tag Archives: Mexico

A week in paradise, San Miguel de Allende

ON MY LAST morning in this beautiful colonial city, I am sitting outside on the patio. It rained last night and the air is crisp and cool. The sounds I hear are those of a nearby wall-mounted fountain, which, despite … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid to be an American

ONE OF THE pleasures of working as a columnist for The Houston Post was the letters (and phone calls)I’d get from readers. This was before most people had access to email, so readers actually had to go through the trouble of finding some … Continue reading

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Life in full stereophonic sound

Sunday, May 8, 2016 | San Miguel de Allende It’s half past 6 and, except for a trace of light behind the hills in the eastern sky, darkness still covers the valley where San Miguel sits. A nearby church’s bell … Continue reading

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BOOKS: Mexico and violence as seen by two different sets of eyes

I STARTED READING María Venegas’ Bullet Proof Vest: The Ballad of An Outlaw and His Daughter several months ago but about a quarter of the way through her memoir, the release of several new books that I felt compelled to … Continue reading

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