MEXICAN MORNING ON CALLE ADALITA

Calle Adalita
Calle Adalita

My flock of chickens were lazy this morning and just getting off their roost in a tree when I arrived with their breakfast. After feeding them I continued on down Calle Adalita, a beautiful recently bricked paved street of small hotels and restaurants.  It’s early and some of the establishments are

Display of plants and flowers
Display of plants and flowers

beginning to open for the coffee and breakfast crowd. The street has already been swept, the flowers are in bloom and only a few residents are out and about. Many of those out are out for exercise, they walk fast, and  many jog.  At home  I walk for exercise on the weekends when the pool isn’t open, and I walk a pretty brisk pace.  In Mexico I walk for culture and beauty and I walk quite slow, making sure I smell the flowers along the way. I speak to everyone I pass, either good morning or Buenos Dias and everyone

Kitten found shelter, but crying for food
Kitten found shelter, but crying for food

replies.

Along the way I hear the plaintive cries of a small kitten.  She has made her home under a kind of man-hole cover on the side-walk. She’s not more that 6-8 weeks old and I’m sure she is hungry and she is alone.  I feel bad as don’t have anything to feed her, but since the street is very popular I’m hoping someone else drops her something. She is probably the only one of her litter mates that have survived this far.  For a street kitten to make it to full-fledged “cathood” you’ve got to be tough.  I hope she is as tough as she is our spoken.

Mosaic bench in front of shop
Mosaic bench in front of shop

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOn my way back up Calle Adelita I walk on the other side of the street to get a different perspective and make sure I’ve missed

Everybody needs to eat
Everybody needs to eat

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAnothing. I stop at a small restaurant, Terracita.  It has come with high recommendations.  I plan to have coffee, but also decide on the yogurt and granola. I looked at their dinner menu for future planning, it looked good. I’d like to return.  It is new with nice tables and friendly service.  Just before crossing the La Madera bridge I stopped to buy a coin purse from the Senor who kids with me each morning when I go to tend to my flock. Off to the beach this afternoon.  Signing off KO

Author: zihuathyme

I'm a traveler, not as frequently as I would like , but I plan on doing more. After working full time at Mount Rainier National Park during the summer of 22 I have decided to retire completely and forever. Prior to that I was semi retired as a Wedding Officiant I officiated at about 20 weddings a season, and with my small delivery service I handled the distribution of a local high-quality Home and Garden magazine . Prior to my "semi retirement" I was in corrections and before that I owned and operated a bail bond agency. I now plan to travel to new places and exciting places, getting ready to do that as a solo as the Senior is no longer with me, his choice, and I am OK with that. For hobbies I'm a reader and love my kindle. And I enjoy writing.

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