Hope House Home for Boys

The cards that I sell here in Chapala and Ajijic, Mexico benefit the dental program for the boys at Hope House in the nearby village of Ixlahuacan. There are close to 30 boys at the home and many of them come to the home having received no dental treatment. If you live here at Lakeside and would like to order a quality, hand crafted card for a special occasion and help me contribute to this worthy cause, please e-mail me at bettyinchapala@yahoo.com Card price is 50 pesos; the entire sales price is donated to Hope House.

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Friday, February 22, 2013

A Day in My Life

Had a really great day today! Larry and I went to the Chili Cook Off and Margarita Contest and saw lots of colorful things, heard great music, ate delicious food, and had lots of fun.

This first picture is of our friends Bob(back) and Sue (middle), Sue's sister JoAnne (right) and their friend Fred (left) who were winners of the 1st Annual Margarita contest last year! Unfortunately, they did not win this year -- we think it had to do with where their booth was located -- after tasting 8 different margaritas, most folks probably didn't remember who was at the first of the line!!!

Hubby Larry had a delicious BBQ ribs plate and I ate Chinese food. The folks who were selling the Chinese food have a restaurant in Chapala -- we're going to have to find out where it is!

There were lots of vendors selling their wares -- beautiful colors, exquisite workmanship!

And now, the last one -- I am standing beneath a ficus tree. We used to have one in a pot that sat in a bay window in our home in Vidalia, Louisiana. Can you even believe how big they grow here??????

Here is a link if you would like to go to my Picasa Web Album and see all the pictures that I took today. There are fewer than 30 of them so it won't take you forever!! If you can't click on the link, copy and paste into a new tab; that should get you there!



Myrna said...

Sounds like a real fun day.
The colors are so vivid and beautiful.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Thanks for another great mini vacation, Betty! Looks like so much fun!

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Patti J said...

WOW! Love your photos, dear friend! Each is more colorful and fun than the last! Since it's 19 degrees here with ice and snow, I loved seeing them!!! Hugs...

Colleen said...

Love the margarita comment, lol.
There is so much color there I would not be able to resist. Such a fun day for you and Larry.

Melisa Waldorf said...

Wow! Fabulous photo's. So good to see that you are enjoying life there so much. Thank you for sharing a little part of your world with us. Hope all is well. Continue to need prayers. Mom had her first temper tantrum and said some real ugly stuff yesterday. I know you can relate. Specifically pray for favor with the local SS office. They have suspended her ssi until further interview, but we can't get anyone to call us back. No ssi means no medicaid. We had her set up for surgery next week and now everything will have to be put on hold. We need a miracle! THank you my friend for praying for us during this challenging time.

Becky said...

What wonderful photos Betty. So colorful and the food looks so delicious.