This morning's NPR brought news of the cold snap up in El Norte, which, as I sat in my shirtsleeves with my coffee on the front terrace looking out at the morning sun reflecting off of the Atzompa pyramids, brought only a brief pang of nostalgia.

2017 is just about over, and I'm gearing up to tackle new projects (and finish some old ones) in 2018. Linda's spirit pervades the Casa DaviLinda, and the casita guesthouse is ready for hosting.