Some people show up for cocktail hour with a bottle of wine. Others like to show off their cultural sensitivity, and if cocktails are announced on Three Kings Day somewhere in Mexico, these people might show up with a giant honking ring cake from Costco. A Kirkland brand Rosca De Reyes, that is, topped with colorful, jellied fruit. The one with a tiny plastic toy, representing baby Jesus, somewhere inside. [Read more…]
Facebook has become my daily and weekly planner, which saves me lots of money that used to go to the Filofax company. Better, my agenda is filled with colorful images. Much more fun to decide which event to attend.
This week, as Halloween and Day of the Dead approach, the distinction between New York metro area and Yucatán couldn’t be more pronounced. As fun as some of our events up here may be, you’re having a much more enjoyable weekend in Mexico. Maybe for me it’s just the newness of everything, but honestly, I also sense that Halloween has lost its punch NOB. Parents are so worried about kids mixing with strangers, [Read more…]