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In Memoriam: Our Neighbor Enrique Alcaraz

April 30, 2020 0
Enrique Alcaraz, a neighbor and dear friend, passed away early Tuesday morning from complications of dengue fever.  The loss to our community is immeasurable. A skilled architect, Enrique designed and built many houses in Akumal, and it was a sign of his impeccable character that you could always depend on [……]
Nature and Critters

Indoor Growing: Dracaena (aka Dragon Tree)

April 30, 2020 0
Dracaena (also known as Dragon Tree) This low-maintenance plant is ideal for the gardener who is always on the go. Caring for your indoor Dracaena plant is pretty simple. The soil should be kept moist, but never soggy. It prefers to be kept out of direct sun but, it will [……]
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Bits & Pieces – May 2020

April 30, 2020 0
  A little this & that from the media.     • The label might say manchego but that’s not necessarily what it is  https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/the-label-might-say-manchego-but-thats-not-necessarily-what-it-is/ • Missing an ingredient? Here’s what you can use instead  https://www.nytimes.com/article/substitutes-for-cooking.html?smid=em-share • New highway expansion     https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/cancun-playa-del-carmen-highway-expansion-project-to-begin-end-of-may/2020.html?fbclid=IwAR2MRfiVK6U1Clf07ME-IoK5mC0BEocbFmtj0hzh3Q-iBoYtQKiet9Hfy34 • Red wine shown to be good for [……]
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What’s New Around Akumal – May 2020

April 30, 2020 2
  Great lantern to have on hand for the frequent power outages in Akumal Norte.  Available in Costco.  Just like the old days!         And a puzzle that’s making the rounds — 
People

Balance & Flexibility Exercises – 2 More

April 30, 2020 0
Lateral lunge Stand with your feet together, hands clasped chest high. Take a big step (about 2 feet) out to the right. When your foot hits the floor, hinge forward at your hips, push your butt back, and bend your right knee to lower into a lunge. Pause for a [……]
People

Women Of Akumal, 2

April 30, 2020 0
                IT’S IN MY SOUL!   There seems to be a theme about discovering Akumal – it tends to be a tertiary thought in the minds of first-time travelers to the area, especially back in the 1970s and ’80s when it was merely [……]
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Vecinos News

April 30, 2020 0
Asociación de Vecinos de Akumal Norte AC Hi Everyone, The government has put out phase 3 rules: 1. Face masks must be worn outside and in stores or offices. 2. Rental properties are not to accept rentals from April 1 to April 30th. At the end of April, the government will [……]
People

Elephant In The Riviera Maya: Part 3

April 30, 2020 0
A Series On What It’s Like to Give Birth To A Mexican Elephant Part 3:  A Home In Isolation Well, it happened! Three weeks into the birth of this elephant and a nasty global pandemic hits our lives and sends the world into a tailspin. Boom, life as we know it, [……]