Laredo to Matehuala – Day 2 of our road trip

Laredo to Matehuala – Day 2 of our road trip

After the fun of inspections, visas, and customs at the border, we were on our way South. We drove from Laredo TX to Matehuala, San Luis Potosi. About 350 miles. Total driving time was about 8 hours. The drive was fairly easy, and the roads, for the most part, were...
Mexico Border Crossing – Day 2 of our road trip

Mexico Border Crossing – Day 2 of our road trip

Yesterday morning we left Laredo, and drove to the Colombia bridge, which is technically part of the Laredo bridge system. It was about a half hour drive to get there. Some will say just cross the border at one of the main Laredo bridges, as opposed to adding an extra...
Day 1 of our journey – Leaving Austin

Day 1 of our journey – Leaving Austin

Today we got rid of the last of our stuff at our house, locked it up, and started our journey to Mexico. It was odd to see our house empty. We have such great memories over the last 16 years in our house. But , it’s time to move on! We packed up the Jeep and...
T-1 day until Mexico

T-1 day until Mexico

We leave tomorrow for Mexico. Not for spring break. Not for a 2 week stay in an all-inclusive resort. To live. It’s early in the morning now. I can’t sleep. I’m stressed. Anxious. Butterflies. It’s frightening. Somewhat terrifying. Yet...
The Cat

The Cat

Jack was an amazing cat. He was sweet, affectionate, and probably more like a dog than a cat; he came when we called him, and would take walks with us when we walked our dog. He was smart: He figured out how to open our screen door so that he could get out. Just by...