Ted’s excellent adventure has begun.
Ted retired after 20-some odd years with a telephone systems manufacturing company. The company is tanking, so it’s a good thing he got out now.
Ted shaved his head the day after he retired. Then he moved to Mexico.
He moved to Chapala, to be exact. He doesn’t know anyone there, although there is one dude who is an acquaintance. He doesn’t speak Spanish. He’s renting a room.
Ted is on a 30-day test-drive of the place, to see how he’ll like living in a poverty-stricken country where it seems the vast majority of people are going the other way – they’re coming here to the U.S., not the other way around.
But Ted is a hardy soul. And he loves a good adventure. So let my father’s adventure begin.