Nature and Critters

Plants for a Prettier, Healthier Bedroom: Peace Lily

May 31, 2021 0
Another amazing air cleaner, the Peace Lily is a smart choice for your bedroom.  It has the ability to reduce the microbes in the indoor air which in turn can relieve allergy symptoms.  Reducing wheezing, sniffling, and a dry, itchy throat will result in a better night’s sleep.  As an [……]
Akumal Foodie

Ask Allyn . . . June 2021

May 31, 2021 1
 From the desk of “Just ask Allyn” . No. How about Pueblo News? No. Tales from the ‘Hood? I think not.  Well………     Say, did you folks know that there is a Mercado (fruits and vegetables) nearly every day here in the Pueblo? Not Friday for some reason. Located [……]
News

Bits & Pieces – June 2021

May 31, 2021 0
A little this & that from the media.       • Fonatur presents details of the Cancun to Tulum section of the Maya Train project  https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/fonatur-presents-details-of-the-maya-train-project/2021.html • Flickering Lights and Sound Could Be New Weapon Against Alzheimer https://neurosciencenews.com/flicker-treatment-alzheimers-18492 • How to Use Onions, Garlic, Shallots and More        [……]
News

What??!? I Can’t Hear You!

May 31, 2021 0
You really don’t have to put up with outrageous noise levels, whether you’re a tourist or a resident.  Mexico has a standard which establishes the maximum allowable noise level: NOM-081-SEMARNAT-1994.  Amazon,  Home Depot, and other stores  sell devices to measure decibel output. Here is what the law says is the [……]
Health

Safety First & Chiropractic

May 31, 2021 0
The main attractions for visitors to the area are our beautiful beaches, climate, great food, and nice people.  However, injuries can happen, and when you only have a week or two to vacation, it can spoil your trip.  Here are a few precautions that can help you avoid injury. One [……]
News

Vecinos Update – June 2021

May 31, 2021 0
Good Morning,                                                                                         When becoming president and with [……]
Tourist FYI

Baking Pan Size Equivalents

May 31, 2021 0
OK, this one is a little odd.  But whether you’re renting a vacation abode or trying to limit the number of baking and cooking pans in the cupboard, this chart can help!  It’s especially handy for converting US pan sizes to metric.    
Nature and Critters

World Turtle Day – 2021

May 31, 2021 0
World Turtle Day is celebrated every year on May 23.  Because it fell on Sunday this year, Akumal celebrated on May 24.  CEA staff and volunteers, as well as a veterinarian from the Monkey Sanctuary, gave short talks on turtle biology, life cycle, hazards, predators, and how best to protect [……]
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NPR Sunday Puzzle: Common Ground

May 31, 2021 0
THE WEEKLY QUIZ FROM NPR PUZZLEMASTER WILL SHORTZ https://www.npr.org/2021/04/18/988385478/sunday-puzzle-vowel-replacement On-air Challenge:  I’m going to name two things. You name something they have in common. Ex. The eye/ A school –> PUPIL 1. A compass/ A sewing kit 2. A typewriter/ A lock 3. An ear/ Panama 4. A dentist/ A [……]