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

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

July 6, 2011
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How to Get a Job in Cancun

A lot of people helped me in one way or another to get a job when I moved here. Some online before I arrived (My current boss answered my questions about living here online 11 years ago!) and some after … Continue reading

March 25, 2011
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Everybody’s Working on the Weekend

So last weekend (I dunno why I love to start sentences with “so”) I had to work on the weekend. I have recently been put in charge of the Facebook page for one of the company’s smaller hotels (Ocean Spa … Continue reading

February 4, 2011
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I Don’t Have Time to Write My Own Blog!

Why? Because I got a job! It all happened so fast. On Wednesday January 19th a friend told me about an open position she knew about. On Friday, January 21st I interviewed for it and I started on Wednesday, January … 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

January 18, 2011
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Looking for a Job in Cancun

     So, looking for a job. I have always hated looking for a job. And I should be immersed in some important career anyway, so looking for a “job” is just plain depressing. You may remember me looking for my first … Continue reading

January 5, 2011
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$hitcanned again…

and this time it hurts.      I guess I was a seasonal employee at the Ritz Carlton, only nobody ever bothered to tell me. Thanks. I feel kind of like I was chewed-up and then spit-out. “Thanks, we’re done with … Continue reading

December 16, 2010
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Missing Arizona and Back in Cancun with a “New” Singing Job

     Our trip to Arizona was so nice, I didn’t want to return to Cancun, but what else is new? Considering the fact that when we left Cancun baby boy had two ear infections and a respiratory infection we had … Continue reading

December 6, 2010
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Moving to Cancun E-mail Number 9

When we last left our crazy girl who moved to Cancun she had finally gotten a job teaching English… Hi everyone, Here are some things/stories that I find funny, and maybe you will too… This morning at 5am I woke-up to … Continue reading