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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 [……]
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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 [……]
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Elephant In The Riviera Maya

November 30, 2020 0
A Series On What It’s Like To Give Birth To A Mexican Elephant Part 9: Infestations and Manifestations If you ask most Canadians why they packed up their lives and moved to Mexico, I’m betting 99.9% of them would say the weather. In early November, my friends back in Canada [……]
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What’s New in Akumal – December 2020

November 30, 2020 1
To reiterate, nearly all Akumal Centro and Akumal Norte restaurants are open.  The exception is Que Onda — and it’s likely that it’s closed permanently.  All we’ll have is our memories of superior pasta dishes, lovely staff, and a pretty venue.   This foto was taken at C. Tranquilidad a bit [……]
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Elephant In The Riviera Maya – Part 8

October 30, 2020 2
A Series On What It’s Like to Give Birth to a Mexican Elephant Part 8: Hurricanes, Befuddlement, and More HURRICANES ‘Tis the season of hurricanes in the Riviera Maya. Running from July to the end of November, the hurricane season in the Riviera Maya has the highest activity occurring in [……]