Last night I attended a benefit concert for the local  Society for the Protection of Animals. Spaying and neutering pets is not the norm in Mexico as a result dogs and cats multiply and end up with out homes to live on the streets. Out  in the countryside dogs from feral packs and cause much damage to natural wild life and domesticated animals. .So this humane society takes in street dogs, spays or neuters them, sees to their health needs, bathes them, socializes them with the help of many volunteers, and makes them ready for adoption both locally and internationally.  Unfortunately not al are adopted and some have to be returned to the street, but at least they aren’t reproducing.  And since they have become socialized some find homes on their own.

Anyway, back to culture!

Los Hermos Morales

The concert featured Los Hermanos Morales as the warm up group. Two brothers with excellent guitar skills and voices that harmonize magnificently. Then the lovely Nora Murillo came on stage and captivated us with her first note, which I swear she held for a full img_0022minute or more. A real natural talent who sang with so much emotion and passion.  Her songs were all in spanish and while the some words could be picked out mostly it was the emotion of the songs was felt.  Nora is a beautiful young woman with a real gift she shared with a packed house.

Now for celebration

The Sail Fest volunteers, all 75 of us, were invited to Las

Palmas on Playa Blanca to celebrate our hard work and learn that as a group we way out did the earnings of last year. Folks brought appetizers and drinks, a lovely Mexican buffet was served and a good time was had by all. About 5 pm the folks from

the Turtle Rescue Sanctuary brought out a pan of turtles for us to release and cheer on to their return to the sea. In 15 or 20 years with luck a few will return to that very spot to lay their eggs.

Friday the Senor and I spent a lovely day at Playa las Gatas.

Kids kayaking
Kids kayaking

Nothing like a day on the beach just reading, watching the kids play in the water and dig in the sand.

Something has to be done about those white legs
Something has to be done about those white legs


Good food, plenty of warm sunshine, it doesn’t get much better. 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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