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Exile or Expat?

Simple economics made us chose Mexico as our retirement home. It has never been my dream to live in Mexico. My dream has always been a hobby farm somewhere in the countryside. After reviewing all our possibilities and realistically looking at our resources, we picked Mexico. I told Husband that I would feel less like a foreigner in Mexico than I would in Missouri. No insult to my friends from Missouri, but there aren’t too many Cubans there. I mention Missouri because I was terribly tempted by the idea of buying an abandoned farm there. I like it here, I love my life, I like my neighbors, I am glad that we ended up here. Sometimes you chose to do something because of one reason, such as move to Mexico because of economics and find that it was the best choice for so many other unconsidered reasons. I also think it helps when it is a choice, I don’t see ...

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