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

  • #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

  • #37 Never a Taco Tuesday

    October 20, 2020 by

    There is a fabulous new “taco stand” in town.  La Calaca Tacos y Cerveza opened a few months ago and offers some of the tastiest tacos in San Carlos.  This cute little place is not only pleasing to the palate but is an aesthetic beauty.  Proprietors, Frank and Lisa, are owner of two lovely restaurants… Read more

  • #36 Heroes Sometimes Drive Jeeps

    October 6, 2020 by

    Moving to Mexico has certainly reduced the number of times my cell phone rings.  Most people communicate via What’s App text and I no longer receive those pesky calls from “Scam Likely” so a jingle from my phone often means a family member is calling or a San Carlos level “emergency”.  So when my phone… Read more

  • #35 Mexico Life

    September 15, 2020 by

    In May of 2019 just months before we moved to San Carlos our Coldwell Banker real estate agent, Norene, asked if we would consider applying to take part in the HGTV show, Mexico Life.  She had been on the show with other clients a few years earlier and had once again been contacted to find… Read more

  • #34 The Door

    September 8, 2020 by

    It’s always something.  You move into a new place and you believe it is perfect until an idea pops into your head of how to make your abode just a bit better, a tad more ideal, or a smidge brighter.  Such is the case with the door of our house that opens to the street… Read more

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