BEACH DENIZEN and blogger buddy Steve Cotton recently wrote about the tendency of some Mexico expatriate bloggers to run out of material, letting their blogs lie dormant.
When this happens I think it reflects a lamentable lack of imagination and/or lack of a camera.
Just this morning, while resting on the throne in the upstairs bathroom, I noticed this scene, one I spot daily about that hour. But today it hit me that it’s a bathroom scene rarely seen above the Rio Bravo, so I photographed it.
The upstairs bathroom is colonial tile, floor to ceiling. We have two other spaces that are colonial tile, floor to ceiling.
That would be the downstairs bathroom, which is far larger than this one, and the spacious kitchen.
Making this photo black and white instead of color caused nothing to be lost because the colonial tile is black and white, which was my idea. It was a favorite accent I used when I painted art furniture in a previous life.
The mirror over the sink reflects what’s behind me as I shoot the photo. The light in the mirror is on the ceiling.
So if one runs out of good material to write about, just grab the camera and shoot any ole thing. It’s fun, and then you can blab about it down below … or wherever.
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To Mexico City!
Switching gears now, tomorrow my child bride heads off to Mexico City for three nights with a nephew, age 13.
I had planned to go too, but at the last moment I changed my mind, plus they will have more fun without the old codger in tow. It will be the boy’s first visit to the capital.
I’ve been in Mexico City a million times. It’s a hassle to get there, and it’s a hassle getting around while you’re there.
It will be the first time in almost 15 years that my wife and I have been separated more than one night.
I’ll be like a bachelor again.