I’m getting in to a new morning routine of walking out to the pool, swimming for 30 minute then taking the bus back works for me. I’m  always amused by the differences that make Mexico so charming. On my walk to the pool I  noticed an attractive  building that was an architect and construction company, the appearance would lend credabilitycredibility  to the company. But as you look higher up the building to the second story, the attractiveness ends. The paint job only

Only half  the building  is painted
Only half the building is painted

went up half way.  The residents up stairs I guess are responsible for their exterior area. My gringo attitude says the architect  is

WeI going a dozen eggs
Weighing a dozen eggs

cheap and would cut corners.

I marvel at how eggs are sold by weight and packaged in plastic bags. But if the Senor goes out for eggs he takes a carton with him. I do marvel at the facts that eggs aren’t refrigerated here. That’s because they don’t pasteurized the eggs thereby ruining their natural protection. Lime is added to many things including  mayonnaise, especially since there is no refrigerator in many homes.

1 pidgin egg in nest
1 pidgin egg in nest

Speaking of eggs we have planters at each end of our balcony . Both had an egg in them when we arrived. In one a pidgin has been nesting on this old egg on añd off. In the last couple of days she has added quite a bit of new nesting material so maybe she is ready to lay a fresh egg. I wish her sucess. Signing off KO

Pidgin in the nest.
Pidgin in the nest.

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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