Category Archives: Canelo

A SPICY POSOLE OF ALL THINGS CANELO. NEWS OF THE CANELO PROJECT AND THE HANDCRAFTED BUILDING MOVEMENT; ATHENA AND BILL STEEN AND THE STEEN FAMILY; TALES AND IMAGERY FROM THE U.S./MEXICAN BORDER; DISPATCHES FROM INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS: LOCAL FOOD AND MUSIC; IDEAS AND PLANS FOR THE POST PETROLEUM AGE.

Monsoon News and a Little Bit More

Scattered rains around us, norther Sonora got a great soaking the other night, some decent rains to the east of us, Tucson even got lucky.  Here’s a couple of photos from yesterday that you could call “almost.”  On my way read more »

Posted by Bill at 1:49 pm in Canelo, Southwest | 1 Comment

Flowers in the Dirt

Right now, there’s a whole lot one could say about drought, lack of rain, fires to the right, fires to the left, there are days when it can look nothing short of downright gloomy.  Some days it can almost feel read more »

Posted by Bill at 11:36 am in Canelo, Southwest | 1 Comment

A Long Overdue Post

I keep thinking I should post something to my blog, our past 3 months have been ridiculously busy.  However, I’m poised to fill in the blanks with a series of short posts of our happenings over the past several months. read more »

Posted by Bill at 11:39 am in Canelo, Projects | 2 Comments

Odds and Ends from Home

Here’s a few items that I thought I’d share with you, mostly this post was driven by people requesting the recipe for the “coctel de nopalitos” or in English, prickly pear pad salad with a lot of juice.  So I read more »

Posted by Bill at 5:57 pm in Canelo | Leave a comment

The Southwestern Monsoon

Our blog has been quiet for the last several months for a variety of reasons, but mostly due to the arrival of warmer weather and a shift to outdoor work. There are always a multitude of things that need fixing read more »

Posted by Bill at 3:14 pm in Canelo, Southwest | 4 Comments