May 28, 2017

After all these years it’s still not clear why the alberca took this form.  We had choices but didn’t entertain but one of them.  The stones were available and cheap and they came out of the excavation.  There was no designer, engineer, or authority.  

Li...

May 22, 2017

Even the oldest  and most historic coffee shop in Merida has fallen to the ‘gentrification’ of our Santiago neighbourhood.   The city fathers think that this will pull exiled, and young Meridians from the northern burbs, back to the center.  That’s the authorities stat...

May 20, 2017

 A program I’d give my bucket list to be a part of.  Twice, I’ve been present for a concert performance of the Saint-Saens organ symphony.  My friend, Victor Urban, performed it on Mexico City’s monumental National Auditorium organ, one of the world’s largest....

May 2, 2017

Events take several forms at Casa Mexilio.  This event was contrived and designed to repeat a theme in our lives -- that of desiring to live among literate, creative, and eccentric personalities.  

         We understand that Alice was part of a now famous and uniq...

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