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About atropicalcancer

Just a gringa making her way in Mexico using her wits and winning personality.

Summertime Sunsets in Mazatlan

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Rock Me On The Water

When My Life Is Over I’ll Stand Before the Father But the Sisters of the Sun Will Rock Me On The Water Now Rock Me On The Water Sister Won’t You Soothe My Fevered Brow Rock Me On The Water We Have … Continue reading

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Centro Historico Mazatlan

   

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Random Photos

I want to write something to post, I really do. It’s just been an odd couple of months and I am a creature of habit more than I would like to admit. I moved into a new place. I went … Continue reading

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La Sirena

 

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Raisin and serrano quesadillas

I love to cook and between my heritage (New Mexico cattle ranchers on my Mom’s side- Virginia farmers on my Dad’s side), my travels and the places I have lived, I have picked up a lot of techniques and food … Continue reading

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RIP Bounty

Hurricane Sandy is beating up the east coast as I write this and one of the biggest stories to come out of it, so far, is the sinking of the tall ship Bounty. I consider myself a tall ship sailor, … Continue reading

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Paparadise

Paparadise– located in Centro on the corner of Angel Flores y Belasario Dominquez. Look for the totem poles and beach balls! Juan (Manny) was one of the first friends that I made in Mazatlan almost 8 years ago. Handsome, charming, great … Continue reading

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End of the Day

“We  ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean  would be less because of that missing drop.” Mother  Teresa

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Mending nets

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