Sweat out the muck in a Mexican Sweat Lodge

If I think about it too much, I can get totally freaked out about the amount of collateral damage I've done to my body over the years, even though I strive to do the right thing now -- I have had many mortal failures. I was quite rowdy in my youth even though I always knew that was not my right … [Read more...]

Death Does Not Become Her

I am not going to review all the death and dying I was close to this past year; I'd rather focus on what it has inspired me to do. I came to visit my ex-husband in Mexico rather unexpectedly, and I certainly did not plan to stay as long as I have, but my lessons are starting to appear in front of … [Read more...]

Under the Spell of the Mexican Moon

When I lived in San Miguel de Allende ten years ago, I started to write a book called, "Under the Spell of the Mexican Moon" and my personal downfall was that I showed it to too many people and the fear I experienced from hearing the feedback caused me to set it aside indefinitely. Until then, I … [Read more...]

Deep in the Heart of Mexico

Buenas Dias from Mexico; I wish I had this office space in Chicago!  But no, this is the house I used to live in, when I was a married woman living in  San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, with my Texan then-husband, Reed Burns.  It is a glorious gift to be back here after all this time and I … [Read more...]