Turning Five is Fun Too


Everyone knows the big preschool birthday here is three featuring a huge party because Mary had a big celebration when she turned 3.  That was when her parents took Mary to temple and turned her life over to God, so local parents do much the same with a mass before the party. A caveat to turning three is the child must be baptized first.  Up North More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, July 16th, 2018

No wonder why SMA has been named world’s best city 2018 by Travel + Leisure

As published on the San Miguel Times, Travel + Leisure designated SMA best city in the world to visit for second year in a row. And Canadian website ctvnews.ca is also spreading the word! According to ctvnews.ca, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Here Comes the Bride

Had the good fortune to be invited to a wedding over the weekend with the unique, for me, venue of having the ceremony at the Parroquia which I found intriguing.  Normally I’ll skip the service and show up for More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Pursuing Grandchildren Despite God

Perhaps because I was a single parent, or I’m just weird, but from time my kids were in Mommy and Me classes (I was Mommy) I’ve wondered if one of tykes present was the future spouse for my offspring.  I was More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

For second year in a row San Miguel is Travel + Leisure # 1 Travel Destination!

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico does it again! NEW YORK, July 10, 2018 – Meredith Corporation’s (NYSE:MDP) Travel + Leisure announces the World’s Best Awards 2018, revealing the top travel More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

The Fountains of Unidad Deportiva in SMA

The Fountains of Unidad Deportiva – It sounds like a spring with miraculous, curative waters.  In reality, it doesn’t even exist. Look around and you’ll notice that there are virtually no public drinking More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 6th, 2018

Blunt Cross-Cultural Conversations

Received a last minute tour request from a gal that I hesitated on but agreed to when she mentioned being pregnant and I adore babies, even unborn ones that look like alien gerbils on sonograms. Then my heart fell More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head

Hard to imagine that silly ditty won an Oscar, but it did, and played through my mind during a tour into the countryside during a momentary lull in our frequent downpours. I knew from the start we wouldn’t get More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Truck seized in San Miguel with large quantities of stolen fuel

A truck that was reported as broken down in the middle of the road, gave off a strong smell of fuel. Fire fighters came to the scene and detected that large quantities of diesel were coming out of the vehicle, so More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Meet the SMA Security TEEM

You read about it almost every day on the Civil List.  Another break-in, another home invasion or carjacking.  With the influx of population, the reality is that our crime problem is growing.  Now, imagine a More...