November 2012

Home in Sunny Santiago de Querétaro

by carbonboy on November 27, 2012

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Houston at Dusk – Thankfully I only have to Endure the Airport I had one of those rare trips when everything went as planned. I could sleep in on my day of departure. I had ample time to grab some good food in both DC and Houston. I had good seats and interesting seatmates. Upon arrival, […]


Shrimp, Aspargus, Corona and 1800!

by carbonboy on November 24, 2012

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My Favorite Dish to Celebrate Anything! It was a highly productive week in Piney Point. My house looks like a house again instead of a warehouse. My last night at home called for a little fun – my favorite seafood dish and something I rarely do – a few shots of a really premium tequila […]


Autumn in Piney Point – a Working Holiday

by carbonboy on November 21, 2012

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It’s not the Kettle Moraine of Wisconsin or a Glorious New England in Blazing Color, but Fall is Here! I wish I could have seen my family and friends in Wisconsin, as it has been years since I was back, but there is work at hand at home and I only have a week away […]


Life on Logan Avenue

by carbonboy on November 18, 2012

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Not much has changed over the last fifty years on Logan Avenue – our house has white shutters (made by my grandfather)! I have no recollection of the date that we moved to Logan Avenue, but it was before I started junior kindergarten and likely just before my first sister was born. It’s a good […]


Día de los Muertos

by carbonboy on November 2, 2012

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The Calavera or sugar skull seems the most popular and abundant image associated with Día de los Muertos The imagery that can be found surrounding this Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead, is as colorful as it is humorously disturbing. It is a celebration of lost loved ones and a ritual attempt to communicate […]


30 Day Challenge

by carbonboy on November 1, 2012

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Dozens of housekeepers and construction workers walk up and down this hill daily – and now so do I! Aside from the possibility that a superstorm was going to wash away my house last Monday, I’ve been dealing with a series of minor accidents and incidents making life just a little uncomfortable. Given the continuing […]