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Buen Fin 2019

November 11, 2019 0
Buen fin is Mexico’s answer to Black Friday.  It takes place before Thanksgiving so the Mexican border cities can get a jump on their northern neighbors.  As it happens, the date coincides with the Day of the Revolution which is celebrated on the third Monday of November. So be prepared [……]
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Akumal Craft Class: Holiday Decorations

November 11, 2019 0
For The Love Of Crafts – Class #2 “Bejeweled Sea Shell Christmas Decorations”                   Wednesday, December 4   from 12pm – 4pm          Cost: 800 pesos Location: Akumal Area (specifics to be released closer to class) Workshop Leader: Brenda Calnan Please Note: • To [……]
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In Memoriam: Phil Webb

October 31, 2019 1
Long time Akumal Norte resident Phil Parker Webb, 75,  died early Wednesday morning, 30 October. Phil had worked as a psychiatric nurse in the California prison system until he retired.  He then  relocated to México with his dear friend Ani Nicoll.  They had visited and camped in the area for years before [……]
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Rivera Mural, Day of the Dead, Color the Calavera

October 31, 2019 0
Whence el Día de los Muertos Calavera:   “Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park”, by Diego Rivera The fifty foot fresco takes the viewer on a Sunday walk through Alameda Park, Mexico City’s first city park. The large mural represents three principal eras of Mexican History: The Conquest, [……]
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Akumal Craft Club, October 2019 meeting

October 31, 2019 0
On October 29th at 10 AM, 6 crafters joined Brenda Calnan for the first class of the ” For the Love of Crafts” craft club. Hosted by Isabel Schober, we had a lively 4½ hours of crafting and conversation. Brenda and her husband have moved into the area, along with [……]
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Vecinos Update, November 2019

October 31, 2019 0
At our 2019 Vecinos membership meeting we embarked on a new system for financing the Vecinos Association. Before that meeting, we raised funds by soliciting money for each project. At the meeting we voted to institute an annual dues program. The success of the program is dependent upon full participation [……]
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Bits & Pieces – November 2019

October 31, 2019 0
  A little this & that from the media.     7 Free Bootable Antivirus Disks to Clean Malware From Your PC    https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-bootable-antivirus-malware-disks/ Tulum legal team working on opening more beach access points   https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/tulum-legal-team-working-on-opening-more-beach-access-points/2019.html Which drink is best for hydration? Hint: It isn’t water    https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/25/health/best-drinks-for-hydration-wellness/index.html Spanish brand Cannabeer [……]