Last updateFri, 17 Jun 2016 12pm

Figments of childhood imagination

A furtive mouse became our family’s big cheese this week. I’m talking about El Ratoncito Pérez, a.k.a. el ratón de los dientes, the mythical character of Spanish-speaking countries, equivalent to the Tooth Fairy of fond childhood memory.

‘Tis the season of soggy saints

The string of night-time downpours that doused lakeside throughout this week give a sign that the temporal de lluvias (rainy season) is about to come into full force. And with it, all the thunder, lightning and man-made commotion tied to what I call the Season of the Soggy Saints.

Laguna Chapalac - June 4, 2016

Lakeside British Society

Cameron Peters from Operacion Amor will be the speaker at the next Lakeside British Society luncheon, Saturday, June 4, 1 p.m. at Manix Restaurant in Ajijic. 

Woes of wrangling with wrappings

Among the multiple aggravations that come up in day-to-day life, there aren’t many that match struggling with excessive and often impregnable materials use to enclose and market consumer goods. 

Rainy season countdown

Just as the heat of May becomes almost unbearable, good old Mother Nature comes through with some blessed relief.  It happened last Wednesday evening, when the skies suddenly opened, right on cue as we were stewing in our juices.