Philippo Lo Grande is resting comfortably in Puerto Vallarta following surgery for a back problem resulting from long-term chronic sciatica. He did not, as previously reported, fall from a scaffold; rather he suffered a severe back spasm and lay immobile for several hours before help arrived. “It was like being hit by a sledgehammer,” he [...]
Archive for February, 2006
Rick. sailmaster gave me this shot of Paloma playing in the bay. She has such a massive passion for coconuts and sticks.
Yelapans, both local and foreign, Ask government aid against crack, crime About 150 residents of Yelapa, both local and long-term foreign visitors, met Feb. 16 on the town basketball court with Yelapa comisario Javier Lorenzo Rodriguez and a representative of the Cabo Corrientes municipal department of public security to discuss what many see as a [...]
Recently we made a weekend visit to Tehuamixtle which is located around the corner from the end of the Bay of Banderas. It’s a sweet beach town with a massive abundance of fish and oysters. Beach camping at its best! Contact me and I’ll tell you how to catch a bus to go and visit [...]
Meet Doug Johnson, inventor, master craftsman and wordsmith. I recently learned that he coined the phrase “I’d rather have a palapa in yelapa rather than a condo in redondo.” Doug and his brother have been visiting Yelapa for the past 25 years.
What a pleasure it was to play music with this visiting Huichol. I’m so looking forward to his next visit, later this upcoming week.
Pictured is SIead Garcia, the youngest of the Garcia Clan with one of the many modern burro’s in Yelapa.
Since we are a week away from our Anniversary, I decided to share this recent photo of us in Tuito. I already can’t remember how many years we have been together. Our life together is only getting better and better…
These turtles washed ashore a month ago…. of course they were released.
I am a so lucky to have not only a great partner but a wonderful mother in law too!
It’s been a long while since I posted a pic of my son Danny, now 13 years old.
Chacala pup in front of Melly’s kitchen
fresh raw coffee from Chacala
self portrait of Jo de Tok, Alaska