Posts tagged Merida

One thing we have learned since moving to Mexico?  No matter what happens, life goes on and it does so with fervor. Economies crash. Death carries loved ones away. Hurricanes bear down.  And yet, here in our little neighborhood, Carlos continues to play his 80’s rock at top volume with singular devotion. The neighborhood dogs play out their impassioned daily version of West Side Story. The Mardi Gras dancers never miss a rehearsal in the evenings at the Taxista, their steps vigilantly counted out as they gyrate to Cher and Britney and Beyonce, “Uno, dos, tres, cuatro!"

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We were prepared, yes, for what is now known as Tropical Storm Rina.  Supplies stocked, water purchased, batteries charged.  But in a moment of whimsy and after watching the the once-category three tempest dwindle by the hour, we decided to leave early for Merida where, we will be working for the next several days and taking in local Day of the Dead festivities ...

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