If I need some music, I get by “With a little help from my friends”

By Dan and Lisa Goy on the March 2020 Edition “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” – Albert Einstein In the late 1900s, the Edison Company started producing a medium to […]

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The Mexican Adventure Continues

By Suzanne Marshall on the March 2020 Edition Puebla, Teotichuacán, Mexico City Having visited Mexico City last year, we found that ten days simply didn’t do it justice. This city of eight million people in the metropolitan core is resplendent with architecture, memorials, museums, parks and pretty much any adventure you might be looking for. So, […]

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I Planted Roots in Mexico- Aaron’s Beard Prickly Pear

By Tommy Clarkson on the March 2020 Edition Aaron’s Beard Prickly Pear Opuntia leucotricha Family Cactaceae Also known as Arborescent Prickly Pear or Semaphore Cactus (From the very outset, I acknowledge that far be I from any manner of a sage of succulents or cacti fact guy. Thus, it should surprise no one that, for me, […]

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Dwarf Dracaena- I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson on the February 2020 Edition Dwarf Dracaena Dracaena compactaFamily Agavaceae Also known as Pineapple Dracaena or Dwarf Dracaena The Dracaena compacta is a rather compact (Gee, ya’ think?), somewhat, slow-growing native from South East Africa. Though it’s been an indoor favorite of many homeowners for years (though, at times, difficult for some to […]

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Mexican Fence Post- I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson on the February 2020 Edition Mexican Fence Post Pachycereus marginatus, Cereus marginatus, Lemaireocereus marginatus, Marginato-cereus marginatus, Stenocereus marginatus, Cereus gemmatus or Stenocereus marginatus var. gemmatus Family Cactaceae Also known as Central Mexico Pipe Organ, Organ Cactus or Órgano (Some plants’ common names seem to fit them perfectly. Such is the case for the […]

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