News

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News

Bits & Pieces – April 2020

March 31, 2020 0
  A little this & that from the media.     • Mexico asks residents to stay home for a month to slow coronavirus as cases rise  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-tally-idUSKBN21G02B — full text of the edict:  https://wp.me/pa80GY-nKA       •  3D Model Tracks Earth’s Second Largest Contributor to Greenhouse Warming  https://weather.com/science/environment/video/3d-model-tracks-earths-second-largest-contributor-to-greenhouse-warming?isSubsequent=true [……]
Akumal Foodie

Lunita To-Go Menu

March 31, 2020 0
Lunita restaurant is offering a to-go menu, with delivery. Juan Carlos’ Delivery VIP service is also on the job!  WhatsApp 984-106-1272.    
News

Need a Mask? Make One!

March 31, 2020 0
It’s Time to Make Your Own Face Mask   https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/31/opinion/coronavirus-n95-mask.html If you’re at all interested in making a personal mask, check out this article.  Lots of visuals and clear instructions.  There’s even a down-loadable template.  My neighbor made me one – which is quite darling!- and has more in the [……]
Nature and Critters

Indoor Growing: Snake Plant

March 31, 2020 0
Snake Plant (scientific name: Sansevieria trifasciata) Perfect for the novice gardener, the low-maintenance Snake Plant can tolerate neglect for weeks at a time and still look fresh. It will survive drought, low light levels and has few pest problems. Research has shown that the Snake Plant helps keep the inside air [……]
Events

Best of the Best, March 2020

March 31, 2020 0
New faces and old – that is to say, returning faces, showed up at La Buena Vida for Best³ March.  Mike hosted the event on behalf of Mary, and David took fotos.  There were very, very very many excellent shirts to be seen.  Chances to win the drawings were 2 [……]
Akumal Foodie

Akumal Foodie at Pasha

March 31, 2020 0
Word is spreading about Pasha, a Turkish and Mediterranean restaurant in Tulum.  It’s easy to get to, right on the main drag & Calle Saturno Norte, on the west side about half way through town.  Interesting décor — lots of pillows and carpet-over-gravel floor treatment, which is prettier than it [……]
People

Women of Akumal, 1

March 31, 2020 0
A Series About Women Living Solo in Akumal Just Be In It (Article 1) It always comes down to the weather! “Once I was here, this was it, period!” she says without hesitation. “The climate and the ocean!” That was the answer to “Why here? Why Akumal?” when asked of [……]
News

Balance & Flexibility Exercises – 2 More

March 31, 2020 0
Balance Walk  Raise your arms to your sides at shoulder height Select a spot ahead of you, and remain focused on it to keep you steady while walking Walk in a B-line with one foot ahead of the other As you walk, lift your back leg and count to 1 [……]
Events

Elephant in Riviera Maya: Part 2

March 31, 2020 0
A Series on What It’s Like to Give Birth to a Mexican Elephant Part 2: Hallelujah   Gestation Period for the Asian and African elephant = 19 – 22 months. Gestation Period for the average house build in Mexico = who knows? Gestation Period for my Mexican Elephant (aka: the [……]