News

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November 30, 2020 0
Please we beg of you — if you don’t see all  11 December articles on your phone or tablet,  open up the Newsletter in your browser.  Search for  AkumalNow – Good Things to Know.  They’ll all be there!  
Events

Santa Fiesta at Tequilaville

November 30, 2020 0
  If you haven’t already dropped off presents &/or $$$ for the annual Pueblo Christmas Party,  please do so!!!   And if you’re going to be in town on the 24th, stop by Tequilaville and soak up the………………………………
Nature and Critters

Indoor Growing: Aloe Vera

November 30, 2020 0
The Aloe Vera plants come in a variety of textures and heights.  Their versatility and low maintenance make it a very common houseplant.  It requires minimal care but has many benefits including health benefits which have made Aloe popular all around the world.  Anti-inflammatory action, laxative effects, anti-aging effects and [……]
Akumal Foodie

Taco Seasoning Packet: The Substitution

November 30, 2020 0
We Expats like to recreate our favorite dishes here in Mexico.  Quick pickups that are common in the US and Canada are not always available here in MX.  Can you imagine not being able to buy a packet of taco seasoning????  Not readily available here, so you need to make [……]
Akumal Foodie

Akumal Foodie: Cocteleria Los Primos in Chemuyil

November 30, 2020 0
Coctelería Los Primos has been open since July of this year and is steadily gaining customers.  It’s located at the west end of Chemuyil on Puma street. Like cantinas, meals begin with a caldo.  There are platos for every taste, the service is good, presentation is excellent, and the staff [……]
Health

Breathe Better: II

November 30, 2020 0
A reminder:  “You can’t be truly healthy unless you’re breathing correctly.” Following up on the first breathing article, here are two more exercises to improve our breathing and our general health. Take some deep breaths. The average adult engages as little as 10 percent of the diaphragm, the jellyfish-shaped muscle under [……]
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NPR Sunday Puzzle: A-T, As in Alex Trebek

November 30, 2020 0
THE WEEKLY QUIZ FROM NPR PUZZLEMASTER WILL SHORTZ https://www.npr.org/2020/11/15/934960385/sunday-puzzle-a-t-as-in-alex-trebek On-air challenge: Today’s puzzle is a tribute to Alex Trebek, the longtime host of “Jeopardy!,” whom we lost last Sunday. Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name with the initials A-T. Example: 180-degree reversal –> ABOUT TURN 1. Part of [……]
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Flying First Class

November 30, 2020 0
For eleven and a half years, my husband and I drove to Mexico.  And during that time, we also acquired thousands of air miles on American.  So we started flying First Class, which is a treat.  Since my husband died it’s even more important for me.  I can check 2 [……]
News

Bits & Pieces – December 2020

November 30, 2020 0
          A little this & that from the media.   • Mexico approves recreational marijuana use    https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/mexico-senate-approves-recreational-marijuana-use/2020.html • 58% of Mexicans oppose legalization of marijuana: poll https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/58-of-mexicans-oppose-legalization-of-marijuana-poll/ • UN officials signal human rights violations by Maya Train https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/un-officials-signal-human-rights-violations-by-maya-train/ • These Items in Your Home Are Harming [……]