What am I still doing in Cancun?

The adventures of an American single mommy working and playing in paradise.

December 9, 2011
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 19 – Legal again!

When we last left our heroine she had just been deported from Mexico! Hi everyone, Barbie´s Adventures in Mexico…what do you think of that for a book title? (People in Chicago used to call me “Ghetto Barbie”. I’ll explain someday.)   … Continue reading

September 22, 2011
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 18…Deported from Mexico!

The subject line of his e-mail was “On Being Deported…” Oops! Yes, you heard right. But first, let me say sorry for taking so long to write you all back, and sorry to everyone I haven’t written back. I definitely had a … Continue reading

September 13, 2011
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 17

This is an e-mail I sent out during a fun yet tumultuous time during my first year in Cancun (which I thought would be my only year in Cancun). My cousin from Germany left Sunday. We had a BLAST. She … Continue reading

August 3, 2011
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 16

When we last left our heroine she was getting ready for some visitors… Well, I had a great time this past weekend. Not only did the Chicago Boys come to visit, but they also brought another friend as a surprise … Continue reading

June 23, 2011
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 15

Moving to Cancun changed the whole trajectory of my life. Reading these e-mails and remembering my first year here really brings to light how much my life in Cancun has changed since my arrival. When I wrote this I had … Continue reading

May 11, 2011
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 14

Easter Weekend the first year I lived here…sounds like a lot of fun to me! I know I sound like a broken record, but I have photos of a lot of this weekend…and no scanner. Booo! Oh! If I could … Continue reading

April 21, 2011
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 13

Oops! I haven’t posted one of these in awhile. I forgot about them. When we last left our heroine she was going to spend the weekend near Tulum with her pal Bety. I had a little accident… There are ceiling fans … Continue reading

January 19, 2011
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 10

I felt so much better once I was working. I settled into a routine and started to live the Cancun lifestyle…I really need a scanner, I have pictures of all of this stuff!!! Hi! Well, as you have probably noticed. … Continue reading