Mexicanismos + linguistic peculiarities

Though every country/culture/language has its own slang, I am inclined to believe that Mexico is home to the best. I’m obviously not biased. As many others have written similar lists, I’ll try to use only unique phrases I hadn’t seen or heard before meeting D or moving here, as well as ones that have become particularly […]

A visit to Frida Kahlo’s house: Casa Azul

A few weeks back, David’s cousins and I visited the Museo Frida Kahlo, known as the Casa Azul, in Coyoacán, one of my favorite parts of the city. I was impressed by how much of the house visitors are allowed to explore and get right up close to, like Frida’s studio. (Sadly, as I was too cheap […]

A brief update… or, the one where I got married and moved abroad!

Hello, there! It’s been awhile. Pull up a cozy chair and perhaps locate some caffeine while I provide an update on the past 5 months of my life. September: quit job, left Maine (it broke my heart into a million pieces), moved home to Michigan. Went to Chicago. Married the most wonderful man on the planet on […]