Nature and Critters

Plumeria: New World Native

May 31, 2017 0
Plumerias (commonly called frangipanis) are considered by to be the most beautiful and fragrant trees in the plant world. They are all natives of the New World tropics. The word plumeria connotes perfume. The genus consists of 7 species and over 200 named varieties. From their native habitat in the [……]
Events

Happy Fathers Day!

May 31, 2017 0
                             18 June — in Mexico & the U.S.
People

Good Akumal Peeps to Know

May 31, 2017 0
As our readers know, our motto is “Good things to Know.”  This new section is called “Good Akumal Peeps to Know,” and we hope you will enjoy it. Many of you know Shaleen Day,  Wendell’s daughter.  Shaleen has recently made Akumal Pueblo her home, leaving a stressful job in Oklahoma and [……]
Events

Akumal’s Kentucky Derby

May 25, 2017 0
Akumal’s Kentucky Derby was celebrated May 6th at Turtle Bay Bakery and Café with rousing success.  Akumal joins with so many others world-wide who focus on Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky for the “greatest two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby, which is a horse race for 3-year olds that [……]
Nature and Critters

Army Ants Descend

May 25, 2017 2
The following essay is a guest contribution from Randy Fry of Randy’s Planet.   The first time it happened I didn’t know what the heck was going on.  For some reason the jays were having a great time working the leaf litter down at ground level instead of raising their ruckus [……]
Nature and Critters

Mayan Garden Club May Meeting

May 25, 2017 0
The Mayan Garden Club May meeting was big success –despite the blackout – and a real treat at Oscar and Lalo’s Restaurant. We had a tour of their medicinal plant gardens and swap of plants to which the restaurant contributed.  We enjoyed margaritas, mojitos, ceviche and other fresh foods then we [……]
News

Paying for the Street Lights

May 11, 2017 2
      Good Morning! Since spring of last year, I have pushed for the completion of our infrastructural projects in order to bring our community into compliance with government requirements. We have completed paving the road from the pluma through the YalKu loop, the installation of new topes according [……]