Tag archive for ‘Joseph Toone’
By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, March 13th, 2022
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San Miguel – Where Religion Always Rules

The physical signs of the Roman Catholic faith pervade San Miguel de Allende and our environs.  Inquisition/Colonial Era churches, neighborhood chapels, wayside shrines and mountaintop More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 12th, 2022
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Kudos to Foreigner-Run Charities!

Before the virus changed all, a new law required foreigner-run NGOs (Non-Government Organization, or sometimes called a charity) to stop running businesses in fields unrelated to their mission. A perspective More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 12th, 2022
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Concert for Joy, Laughter, and Pooches

On Saturday, March 12, at 7 PM enjoy a free concert by Sedena in front of the Oratorio (map on HistoryAndCultureWalkingTours.com).  The celebration is for the 400th anniversary of the canonization (becoming More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, March 1st, 2022
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Once a thriving silver mining town, Guanajuato is now a huge draw for tourists and expats (Watch Video)

Once a thriving silver mining town, Guanajuato is now a huge draw for tourists and expats. It’s a gorgeous city located on the steep slope of a ravine, with a name meaning “Place of the Frogs.” Walking More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, January 16th, 2022
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Unicef Sponsors Maria’s Coloring Book!

Following recent jumps in popularity as the Mexican Maria doll has floated around the world to international landmarks like the pyramids, Big Ben and the Sydney Opera house, Maria’s More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, January 16th, 2022
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Maria Dolls Adult Coloring Book now available online

Maria Dolls Adult Coloring Book from Mexico, ‘Mexican Maria Dolls’ Explore the world of Mexico’s folk arts with this unique coloring book. Photo: Joseph Toone CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, December 11th, 2021
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Merry & Unique Holiday Tours

Three unique and merry holiday tours from Christmas Eve through Boxing Day cover all aspects of the history and culture of San Miguel de Allende and the surrounding area. On Christmas More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, December 9th, 2021
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New Notorious San Miguel Book Free!

Celebrate your holidays in Mexico with the latest book in the best-selling San Miguel de Allende Secrets series with a free Kindle download Thursday through Sunday, December 9 to 12.  Town’s More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, December 2nd, 2021
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Religion Forever Marking San Miguel

No one can blithely justify the Spanish conquest of the Americas or present it as a seamless transition.  Conversely, no one can honestly claim it was all rainbows and unicorns in the Americas before More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 29th, 2021
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St. Joseph the Basket Case

BLOG St. Joseph, in addition to being my namesake, I’ve always found to be the most interesting saint.  Not only is he the most powerful, as others were Jesus’ pals or worshipped Jesus, Joseph is More...