San Miguel must have some sort of Odd People Magnet buried under the mountains because there can be no other explanation for what comes in on the buses.
Now why would Heidi or more accurately why would a woman put her hair in pigtails or put her hair in pigtails and come to town and sit in the Jardin. What voice did she hear that said
Today is Pigtail Day
But come to think of it I often wonder what voices are being heard in San Miguel that cause people to dress and act like they do. Maybe there really is an Odd People Magnet