The table was set, the turkey roasted, and our friends arrived.
This is Cari's boyfriend Vidal. Vidal is a local and makes his living
creating jewelry he fashions from natural materials which he
sells in Merida at the public market. And, he is a huge fan
of blues music! He taught himself to play blues harmonica and after
dinner, entertained us much to our delight.
Our third dinner guest was Mario. Mario was our neighbor when we lived at the rental house and works for CFE which is the electric company. He came straight from work in Motul, and grabbed the maracas to get in on the music.
I realized the other day that there were a few areas of the house I hadn't shared. For those who are interested, here are some shots of our living room:
And here is why it helps to have a logical, analytical type when working with an architect. Of course I'm talking about Indra. We were struggling with the logistics of where to put the computer, printer, scanner, computer desk (which we didn't even have), etc. when Indra noticed a closet in the plan right behind the front door. We needed computer space more than a closet so....
Outside, we have begun the landscaping which is going to take some time. We planted a couple of Bougainvillas, a fan palm (they grow wild all over our property), and for her birthday I got Indra what is called a Ponytail Palm. Just the beginning.
Again, we hope your Thanksgiving was fun and tasty.