Today is my 69th birthday

The above photos are of my eldest uncle, Douglas Armstrong. The first was taken in 1980, here in Merida, the second in Nanaimo, BC in 2010. Uncle Doug was my mother’s brother, and he used to say, “We age in decades.” When I asked for some clarification of that statement, he explained what he believed.Continue reading “Today is my 69th birthday”

Has the week been hot enough for you ?

This is the 46th “Merry Month of May” that I’ve spent in Yucatan and it feels as though it is the hottest one yet. Yesterday my energy got so sapped that I went to bed at 8:30 pm. I know I did not drink enough water. I was not wearing loose cotton clothing, and becauseContinue reading “Has the week been hot enough for you ?”