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1. Adj.: Describing a person born between 1 Jan. 1946 and 31 Dec. 1964
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San Miguel de Allende

You Might Not Want to Go When We’re There

April 13, 2012 17 comments

[Updated September 25, 2017] When I told friends and relatives that I was planning our trip to central Mexico in 2012, the reactions ranged from concern to over-the-top concern.  (Yes, Mom, I’m talking about you.)  It didn’t help that the State Department had just updated its travel advisory for Mexico to include more parts of the […]

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico — 48 Years Later

April 2, 2012 46 comments

My last post about Mexico was entitled Mexico 1963 and it chronicled the year I spent in the Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende at age nine when my father decided to spend a sabbatical year there. Fast forward some 48 years. Ignoring friends and relatives whose only question was where they should send […]

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Mexico (San Miguel de Allende) 1963

March 25, 2012 29 comments

I was nine in 1963 and it never occurred to me that my parents did not have much of a plan. My father, a Philadelphia public high school ceramics teacher, decided to take a sabbatical year off at half pay which came to $3,000 in those days. My parents rented out our house, piled my […]

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