Rethinking Adventure

3 Jun

Life rarely turns out the way one expects. Lately, The ADVENTURES of Dos Tortas have consisted of walking the dogs, taking Lisa’s mom to physical therapy and recuperating from la gripa. 

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Alice has her cast off and is working to regain use of her hand and arm.

Our recent travels have been to visit family and the VA Clinic in Austin.
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Our youngest son showing off his new glasses.

Next week we go to Disneyland for a week with the grandchildren and in August our daughter in Northern California is expecting twins, a different kind of adventure.
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One of the first rules of blogging is to narrow your subject and STICK TO IT.  Life in Mexico is looking more like life in the airport.
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No complaining, we feel extraordinarily blessed. This week I made the mistake of noticing that the blog post Held Hostage In Mexico has had 938 views. People are suckers for sensationalism. My boring blogs have far fewer hits. So a note to you faithful readers, life is taking some twists and turns. I hope you’ll hang with me. Perhaps adventure is a bit overrated.
DOS TORTAS 
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11 Responses to “Rethinking Adventure”

  1. Laurie Ryan June 3, 2018 at 10:32 am #

    Hey there, Alex! As we prepare to sell our home and tackle our “to do” list for our move to Mexico, your closing quote really hit home. Congrats on becoming grandmothers to twins, and may your mundane (to some, perhaps) continue!

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    • afish25 June 3, 2018 at 10:49 am #

      You are too kind. I find myself more and more wanting to stay home and do nothing! I love the mundane.

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  2. emilys72016 June 3, 2018 at 11:36 am #

    I totally get this. Our blog, which is supposed to be about our travels, has been very mundane in this last year (and many fewer posts than usual), as we have been mostly stuck in Florida while I undergo orthodontia due to a bike accident. Life takes these kind of turns at times, and we just have to roll with them, right? Congratulations on the twins — that’s a new kind of excitement!

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    • afish25 June 3, 2018 at 1:24 pm #

      So true. And I’m fine with mundane, it’s nice to know my readers get it.

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  3. Patti June 3, 2018 at 11:44 am #

    I’m enjoying your blogs, and your adventures, and do not need sensationalism to get my attention! Thank you for your efforts. I do appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences, especially since I am considering expat within the next year. Somewhere.

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    • afish25 June 3, 2018 at 1:06 pm #

      Thanks for your feedback. I keep thinking I’m writing this for myself but the truth is, it’s nice to hear from readers.

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  4. Becky June 3, 2018 at 8:04 pm #

    That’s right! Thanks!

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  5. midwife87505 June 3, 2018 at 8:22 pm #

    Alex,
    Please keep sharing!
    Mazel tov! Speedy recoveries. Traveling mercies.
    -Betty

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  6. Garth June 5, 2018 at 12:13 am #

    Hugs, inhale, exhale

    Liked by 1 person

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