OasisCloud is the home of Duane and Mary Ann Hanes. We live in the Lake Chapala area of Mexico "Lakeside", which is near Guadalajara.

We operated the OasisCloud Café here in our home from August 2011 through December 2013. Operating the café was a great two and a half years for us, and we were able to meet many wonderful people during that time. Tax laws changed in Mexico on January 1, 2014, which caused us to re-think our plans for the future, and we decided not to re-open the café.

We are now happily retired and enjoying our beautiful home and garden and have lots of projects that we are interested in. We have been enjoying our slower pace this past year and are now starting to make plans for our next "phase". We aren't certain what that is yet, but the future is always exciting!

Duane and Mary Ann Hanes

About Us

Duane and Mary Ann have had a number of different phases in their lives, some before they met and some after. One of the latest phases was their OasisCloud café, which is no longer open, but there is a lot more to their lives both before and after.

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Jim Tipton

Meet the Writers Luncheon

We hosted the first "Meet the Writer Luncheon" January 31, 2012 at OasisCloud Café. We have hosted 42 luncheons and had many memorable moments in the process.

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Blog of Duane and Mary Ann Hanes


Various thoughts about things that Duane and Mary Ann are interested in.

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