Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sonoita December 2012

We took a much needed rest this weekend and traveled to Sonoita to stay at a house we rented. Thursday night I got online in a desperate attempt to find somewhere we could escape for a couple days. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Christmas entertainment

These roosters aren’t wearing the usual deadly weapons. They’re fighting as they would in nature and it provides needed exercise. Other than a few lost feathers, they do not get injured. It was fairly entertaining.  

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Christmas 2012

Yunuen and I spent Christmas in Nogales this year with family. Good times but quite cold. We didn’t leave Tucson until roughly 10pm, which was after my three hour nap. Mexican traditional Christmas eve dinners are typically this late. It … Continue reading

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We had some fine Italian dining tonight here in Hermosillo at Vennetos. Exceptional service. Very impressive. The appetizers and salads were great. I ordered the filet. The most expensive item on the menu, but not that great. Overall, I loved … Continue reading

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Dona Tota Gorditas

We are running errands this morning, so we stopped to have some tortas for lunch. I have never really been a huge fan and today really didn’t change my feelings. Even so, a fun experience to watch them being made.

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Vamos a Tucson

Bathroom break at the toll in Magdalena. We left earlier than usual today around 3:30. The drive home with daylight is much more pleasant. The only disadvantage is the longer line at the border. We had a nice lunch with … Continue reading

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El Burro del Gordo

Lunch today is at El Burro where I am having the legendary burro carne asada. This is a place just down the street from our house in Hermosillo. For 50 pesos each, it should have been better and bigger. I … Continue reading

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Late departure

5:10. Yet another far too late of a departure from Hermosillo. Getting home late makes for a difficult day tomorrow. It would be nice to eventually not have to leave. It was a nice weekend. We worked late on Saturday … Continue reading

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