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The Journey to Casa Madera – A pineapple! We finally have a pineapple!


February 24, 2013 – It is a muggy day today at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast.  Warming up but a little cloudy which keeps the humidity up.  Normally by this time of day the sun has burned off any cloud … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Moon over Vallarta


October 27, 2012  – We are often asked about medical care here in Mexico.   Most ask out of curiosity or concern for our well-being.  Some ask out of disbelief – as in “Really ,they have doctors in Mexico?”.  The … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Technology and useless twits….


A couple of months ago our Facebook fan page, http://www.facebook.com/CasaMadera started to get likes from a lot of people we did not know.  We have found over time that this does happen sometimes but we can generally follow the trail … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Guadalajara, It took a year but we finally got there!


On June 7th, 2012 a remarkable thing happened to Heather and I.  We drove to Guadalajara!  I attribute this to not parking the Jeep near any trees or other things that could fall down on it.  We made sure to … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – I said I wanted A cat!


March 7, 2012 – We had to go to Costco the other day to pick up new glasses and supplies for Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast.  It’s funny, a year ago our supplies at Costco generally involved items we could … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Just where the heck did 2011 go?


December 31, 2011 – It is another beautiful morning in Nuevo Vallarta at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast.  The sun is coming up over the mountains, no clouds and a lovely 18 degrees.  It is sooooooo boring.  Everyday the same … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – What do you mean there is a Hurricane out there!


October 10, 2011 – Heather and I are sitting on our kitchen balcony this morning at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast in Nuevo Vallarta enjoying our coffee wondering what the next 3 days will hold.  5 days ago a small … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – Replacing The Palapa


September 24, 2011 – It’s hot, very hot today at Casa Madera Bed & Breakfast in Nuevo Vallarta.  32 degrees with humidity so it feels like 39.  You move, you sweat.  It’s that simple. You cannot escape it unless you … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – The tale of Oswaldo


September 2011 – It’s a hot one today at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast in Nuevo Vallarta.  35 degrees with a humidex of about 42.  We have not had a good cooling rain for two weeks.  Very unusual for that … Continue reading

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The Journey to Casa Madera – We have the house….what the heck do we do now?


August 25, 2011 – I am enjoying coffee this morning on our balcony at Casa Madera Bed and Breakfast in Nuevo Vallarta surveying our front yard and trying to remember what it looked like 20 ago when we moved in.  … Continue reading

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