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This Week in Ajijic

Monday January 24, 2011
Another week in paradise; time seems to be flying. Last night we met up with a couple from our home town-friends of friends-due to the beauty of the internet we were connected and had a really nice time comparing notes about life her in Ajijic. They have come down for the last 3 years and always rent a place for 4-6 months. We had a pretty good Chinese dinner together at a non-Chinese restaurant, Roberto's, last night. They even offered "PF Changs-style Lettuce Wraps." That's a hoot! I had the honey walnut shrimp that was just about as good as I've had in Chinatown, Chicago.

We also had our first forwarded mail arrive at Mailboxes Etc. since we've been here. My Defining Crochet! magazine was included in the lot, so that was fun!


A nice long walk to the boardwalk in late afternoon.
A dead tree in the lake where egrets perch.
Once the sun begins to set, it happens really fast!Maybe the Tecate and guacamole at the restaurant on the pier distracted us a bit!

I've crocheted quite a bit this week and was able to concentrate on my on-going freeform crochet project. This is a year long process that I sponsor on my designer page on Ravelry. For those of you who know Ravelry.com, I am crochetkween there and my group is cro-kween designs. We get an instruction once a week and these stitches or process is added to our piece. We only have 12 weeks to go and it is hard to believe. We have created a very friendly and talented community there.

I have dedicated my creation to my mother, Dorothy who died on Dec. 29, 2009. Her favorite color was red and that is my inspiration. I am using only shades of red.

This is my progress so far. The process has been very inspiring and challenging.

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