After Patricia

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the December 2012 Edition Two weeks prior to departure for Manzanillo from Canada, we are housed in a rental condo and exhausted from selling our home, furnishings, vehicles and most of our lifelong accumulations. Our ‘Fitbits’ have rewarded us more often than usual as we continue our daily labors with […]

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Guys

By Kirby Vickery from the December 2012 Edition If you or I were in Northern Mexico or Southwest America we would expect a seedy waiter in a seedy bar in some dirty little western community to amble over and call us Hombres. If we didn’t like that then we could either tell him to “Smile […]

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Giant Starfish Flower- I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson from the December 2012 Edition Stapelia gigantean Family: Asclepiadaceae (Also known as a Carrion Flower, Carrion Plant, Carrion Lily, Toad Cactus, Zulu Giant or Hairy Giant Starfish Flower) In the Asclepiadaceae  Milkweed or Madagascer Jasmine family, there are around 100 species of the succulent perennial Stapelia. They originated in the semi-arid tropical […]

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