Home Depot is for losers. The cool people go to Fernandez, a place so cool I wish I knew how to screw in a lightbulb. If I were a competent homeowner, and could drive a nail without injury, I’d be here all the time. This is the narrative that kept repeating in my head as we waited for our number to be called at this no-nonsense home improvement store on Calle 70, somewhere between Santiago and San Sebastian.
So how did I end up being a fish out of water?
When you’ve still got a lot to learn about living in Mérida, sometimes [Read more…]