Archive for January, 2009

We’re All Gonna Die

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Soon to be Dad.. Ed turned me on to an amazingly simple yet interesting piece from Simon Hogsberg. Check it out…


Sunday, January 25th, 2009

playita de yelapa

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Years ago while Miki Shapiro was leaving her longtime Yelapa Hacienda, I bought a print of the “playita de yelapa” done by artist extraordinaire, Lee Chapman. I loved it and amazing but true was really my only piece of art I owned. Years later during a summer, I was visiting Isabels and on the floor […]

Casa Viridiana the news

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

We got another nice review of our Casa Viridiana in Vallarta. The popular travel site, has given us “Editors Choice”. We are already booked for February but have availability in March….Check the review out here.


Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

All around nice guy, Dave Braithwaite sent this photo out…it too, really says it all.


Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Dog Lovers extraordinaire’s Shawn, Laura and Holly were back in Yelapa this week for a visit. They currently are on a major road trip from Canada to Mexico and back… read about it here. This is one of the last photos I have with Paloma. Thanks Shawn…It says it all.

the adventure begins

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Isabel left the planet today… along with her… Rufina, Nieve and Paloma. I am speechless. A very special web site filled with stories and wishes for her can be found at you need to sign up but it is very simple.


Sunday, January 18th, 2009

I remember the first time we met. Her piercing yellow eyes..sort of scared me. She was so smart, so sweet, so intuitive. It turns out that we were friends from years past when as a baby she had the worst case of Mange ever and lived at the bottom of the hill and nobody could […]

too much fun with a fish

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009


Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

nelly de chacala

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

which way?

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

old as dirt

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

as my birthday comes around… a self portrait seemed appropriate.

Isabel Jordan

Saturday, January 10th, 2009


Saturday, January 10th, 2009

I cant really bring words to my thoughts tonight. One of my mentors and good friend, Isabel Jordan fell from a staircase a few days back while traveling in nearby Mexico and is in intensive care. I walked the village tonight and she is everywhere. at Pollo Bollo…in the candle…I see her, in Paloma G. […]