Author Archives: Daisie

Its so hard to say goodbye…

I am approaching my last day in Mexico more rapidly than I expected.  Originally, my last day would be around June 1.  It’s never set in stone because it depends on the individual and what they are working on.  I … Continue reading

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Las Posadas

This is my second Christmas in Mexico and its magical.  Dia de la Independencia, Dia de los Muertos and Semana Santa are also awesome holidays in Mexico but for Christmas they really go all out…lots of decorations, fiestas, pastorelas, piñatas and ponche. Yes, I will explain … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things…

Originally I wanted to write this before Thanksgiving and my trip back to the US but I got too busy… it actually works better this way because being back reminded me of what I really love about Mexico! 1. Tacos! … Continue reading

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2nd Best Peace Corps Blog!!

According to the Online Education Database (OEDb) my blog is the 2nd best blog in the world! Click on the hyperlink above to see the actual article.  The statement about my blog was pretty short and sweet: Daisie´s Peace Corps … Continue reading

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San Blas and Isla Isabel

Not sure if I mentioned this or not but I really envy the Environment Group here in Mexico.  They really get more of the Peace Corps experience by living in campos and really having to learn Spanish since most people … Continue reading

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Nov 5 Book Reviews

This week I was kind of in a funk about what books to read… I had finished most of the bestsellers and favorite authors so there wasn´t really anything that I was dying to read for so I reached out to … Continue reading

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Oct 29 Book Reviews

I am so excited!  This week is a full week…Halloween then Dia De Los Muertos and then I am headed to San Blas for the long weekend!  Looking forward to the sun and reading on the beach!  Apparently there is … Continue reading

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Oct 22 Book Reviews

I was sick this week, I had visitors and I was actually social so I didn´t get as much reading done as I would like but I did manage to read quite a bit… The Secret Race by Tyler Hamilton – … Continue reading

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Cervantino Festival in Guanajuato

The Cervantino Festival is held in Guanajuato, Guanajuato.  Guanajuato is one of the most beautiful towns in Mexico and it attracts tourists from all over the world and most of them this for this festival.  I had been to G … Continue reading

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Oct 15 Book Reviews

For some reason I decided to tackle two 800 page books this week (ebook pages). Both were fast reads (luckily) so I had the weekend for fun reads. Total Recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger – (Non Fiction) WOW!  Another great autobiography.  I … Continue reading

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