Tag archive for ‘Joseph Toone’
By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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San Miguel de Allende Xmas Films Premiering

Unwrap the gift of San Miguel de Allende’s unique Christmas traditions that are an extraordinary mixture of an ancestral pagan past and the Catholic faith. These films are the secrets behind what we More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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F*** Off, Coronavirus, I’m Coloring

When quarantining began I figured it was a good time to produce an adult coloring book based on the Otomi-made Mexican Maria dolls.  The coloring books promoted the doll makers’ art and I’d have free More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Comparative, and Chocolate-y, Economics

As always in life, when the future is cloudy, I’ve looked around to see what other folks in my same boat, but different seas, were up to.  So, for the virus’ effects on tourism-based economies I started More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Today’s Trends in Street Art

An exciting aspect of living in San Miguel is discovering, nearly daily, new mural projects all around town from a city with a long history of supporting public art!  From the time More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Mexican Home Designs

When you are house shopping in San Miguel de Allende you’ll normally find two basic architectural styles – Mid-Century Modern and Colonial. As the name implies, Mid-Century Modern are homes with More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Landeta – Pooches, Picnics and Pools

Landeta is a pretty name that has been featured in San Miguel de Allende since the Inquisition.  Back then members of Landeta family-owned textile factories held important municipal offices and were elite movers More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Dancing Through Life

Dancing is a way to celebrate, whether it is a birth, a death, a religious observance, or folklore; dances are a way to celebrate life and express your feelings. Perhaps even more than learning the Spanish More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Secrets to Money in Mexico

Money is different in Mexico than up North.  Obviously, the look and feel, but also how money works and one’s relationship with it take some mental adjustments to financially succeed here. The currency More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Dirty Dancing Danzon

Mercedes, a senior in my English classes, introduced me to danzon, a style of dance (like a tap, square dancing, or salsa), forever changing how I experience Mexico.  Through danzon, I performed at festivals around More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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Coloring outside the lines

The Mexican Maria dolls have fascinated me for a while now and I’ve tried various social media avenues to help the doll sellers out in their efforts to support themselves.  Plus I’m constantly More...