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Vecinos Update – November 2021

October 31, 2021 0
Although we had to replace the caseta’s foundation, which was not included in the original bid of $115,000mx,  we were able to move forward with the rebuild.  The new caseta building will be a watertight and totally secure facility housing the computer camera and gate operating systems. Please thank these community members [……]
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NPR Sunday Puzzle: Accented Syllable

October 31, 2021 0
THE WEEKLY QUIZ FROM NPR PUZZLEMASTER WILL SHORTZ         https://www.npr.org/2021/08/08/1025782728/sunday-puzzle-accented-syllable On-air challenge: Every answer is a word, name, or phrase ending on the accented syllable “lay” — in any spelling.        Ex. French city overlooking the Strait of Dover –> CALAIS 1. Person who parks cars [……]
Events

1st Friday – October 2021

September 30, 2021 0
Well, we got together last month at La Buena Vida.  Unfortunately the person taking fotos — — shouldn’t have been.  The only decent one was taken by someone else, whom we hope shows up this time and takes all the pics.    Please join us this 1st Friday, 1 October [……]
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Hekab Be Library News

September 30, 2021 0
                Summer Camp 2021 Recap Our 2021 Summer camp theme was “Travel in the ecosystems of the world”. The older children learned 7 types of ecosystems and the young children learned 4 types of ecosystems. Projects in art, recycling art, healthy cooking, games, [……]
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New Medical Lab in Akumal Pueblo

September 30, 2021 0
Attention Akumal friends and neighbors! There is a new Lab Clinic in the Pueblo, right on the main street, first block on the right!  I stopped in and the lab techs were very nice. ANTIGEN TESTS for 600mx with a two hour turnaround. Blood work and urine tests for everything [……]
Health

Spices & Herbs: Mint

September 30, 2021 0
Mint Mint is the name for over a dozen plant species, including peppermint and spearmint that belong to the genus Mentha.  Mint is a popular ingredient found in teas, alcoholic drinks, sauces, salads and desserts.  Although there are health benefits to eating mint, several of its benefits come from applying it [……]
Akumal Foodie

Ask Allyn: 3-Bean Salad

September 30, 2021 0
From Ask Allyn’s keyboard:      Last month I suggested a recipe for carrot salad. I immediately made myself a batch, and found the carrots were excessively chewy.  So I experimented some, and discovered — If you drop the grated carrot into boiling water for 45 seconds (no more!) drain, [……]
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Bits & Pieces – October 2021

September 30, 2021 0
A little this & that from the media. • The Best Power Outage Tools and Supplies https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/tools-for-a-power-outage/ • 4 Light Exercises to Help You Sleep https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/09/23/well/move/exercises-for-better-sleep.html • Mayan Train, the New Entrance to Mexican Caribbean  https://en.inguzinmobiliaria.com/post/mayan-train-the-new-entrance-to-the-mexican-caribbean?fbclid=IwAR11qieTJ92BcOTp9FZsNRn_WDw84E_D2mJHdCkq-q9GIPhr__wAHVrhC2wtr • For weeks, Cancun, Riviera Maya beaches see a significant decrease in sargassum https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/for-weeks-cancun-riviera-maya-beaches-see-a-significant-decrease-in-sargassum/2021.html [……]