• Glenn Wilson
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    "A routine among most expats in San Miguel, and I suspect most places with resident foreigners, is to return "home" periodically, to reconnect with friends and relatives, touch base with the family doctor or just indulge in the guilty pleasure of buying unneeded, overpriced crap at Bed, Bath & Beyond or Ikea. (We bought some copper sheets to put on our Weber grill, "as seen on TV!")

    In fact some expats will confide, guiltily, of their need to step out of Mexico once in a while. There is also a vocal minority who vows never to return to the U.S., to die in Mexico, and have become Mexican citizens to underline their decision.

    The large American city closest to San Miguel is San Antonio, about 725 miles or so, depending on where you cross the border. McAllen, Texas, might be a close second."


    Continue reading at Life at Rancho Santa Clara Are we there yet? A leisurely drive from San Antonio to San Miguel, with coffee and donuts. More #RanchoSantaClara.
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