Cotton Cove Beach in Caracol Peninsula, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

Laura Lane – Wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, teacher, reader, learner, and as of now a blogger.  This website was created to share stories and images of a move to San Carlos, Mexico.  I hope you appreciate these anecdotes as much as I have treasured living them.

Established July 2019

  • #42 Big Hearts and Even Bigger Smiles

    February 16, 2021 by

    Many people I’ve met living in San Carlos, Mexico are kind hearted, gracious, generous souls. Last Saturday that was evidenced by a very sweet act of kindness. My friend, a former firefighter from New Mexico, Kerry, sparked a humble idea that he put into action. His actions resulted in something very special for others.  About… Read more

  • #41 Hiking Martini Cove

    January 24, 2021 by

    Sometimes it feels good to be lost. Not forever but for a moment, surrounded by nature, with adventurous friends. A lovely group of San Carlos hikers helped remind me of the tiny slices of splendor found anywhere and that “anywhere” is always within hiking distance. The hikes we go on don’t require fast paced scaling… Read more

  • #40 Rough Riders?

    December 23, 2020 by

    A few weeks before Christmas my friend, Anne, asked if I was a horseback rider. The assumption that I know a darn thing about horses is of course a common misnomer simply because I arrived in Mexico by way of 50 plus years residence in the great state of Texas. While I proudly claim a… Read more

  • #39 Changing Seasons

    November 28, 2020 by

    Autumn entered San Carlos in a fascinating manner. Not with cooler nights, the ripening of acorn squash, the return of pumpkin spice lattes or colorful leaves raining down from the trees. Instead the changing season crept in as a shroud of mist blanketing the town. The proceeding summer months gripped the community with stunningly beautiful,… Read more

  • #38 Dia de Muertos

    October 28, 2020 by

    Once again Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead is upon us in Mexico.  Last November was my first experience with this annual celebration. Since I had never seen Disney’s, Coco, I had imagined my own dark version of this event.  After all, if skeletons play a major role it made sense to me… Read more

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