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I Planted Roots In Mexico – African Iris

African Iris, Dietes bicolor (Sometimes confused with, or incorrectly called, Dietes vegeta, Dietes Moraea and Dietes iridioides   Family: Iridaceae   Also known as: Spanish Iris, Peacock Iris, Butterfly Iris, Fortnight Iris, Bicolor Iris, Yellow Wild Iris, Evergreen Iris and...
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I Planted Roots In Mexico – Nephrolepis Exaltata

I Planted Roots In Mexico – Nephrolepis Exaltata

By Tommy Clarkson from the December 2014 Edition Agave, Nephrolepis exaltata – I Family: Agavoideae (Also known as Century Plant, Maguay or American Aloe The Greek word agauos means “of kings and heroes, illustrious, hence noble” and, good full-time...
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Mi español es malo, pero mi spanglish es excelente!

Mi español es malo, pero mi spanglish es excelente!

By Señior Tech from the December 2014 Edition My wife and I spend our winters in Manzanillo. This poses some problems when we try to speak with the locals because we are mostly English speaking. We are attempting to learn the...
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At The Movies – A Walk Among The Tombstones

At The Movies – A Walk Among The Tombstones

 By Suzzane Marshall from the December 2014 Edition Starring:  Liam Neeson, Director:  Scott Frank “Private Investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.” Because this movie arrived among th...
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At The Movies – Birdman

At The Movies – Birdman

 By Suzzane Marshall from the December 2014 Edition Starring: Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis, Naomi Watts Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu “Former cinema superhero, Riggan Thomson is mounting an ambitious Broadway prod...
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It’s All So Good!

It’s All So Good!

 By Suzzane Marshall from the December 2014 Edition This is a kind of retrospective about some of my personal experiences living in Manzanillo. It’s been seven years since we stumbled upon our little beach front condo having no concept of whether we’d...
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I Planted Roots In Mexico – Asparagus Fern

I Planted Roots In Mexico – Asparagus Fern

 By Tommy Clarkson from the December 2014 Edition Asparagus Fern, Protasparagus densiflorus ‘Sprengeri’   Family: Strelitziaceae   (Known by no other names) What we commonly call Asparagus Fern is, in fact, neither – not an asparagus as we...
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Great Food, Great Value at Las Abejas

Great Food, Great Value at Las Abejas

By Suzzane Marshall from the December 2014 Edition On the suggestion of good friends, we visited a unique casual restaurant named Restaurante Las Abejas, for our breakfast last weekend. Actually it was more like brunch later in the morning but I am told th...
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Is it Time to Clean up Your Portfolio for The New Year?

Is it Time to Clean up Your Portfolio for The New Year?

By Yann Kostic from the December 2014 Edition For many of us, a portfolio of investments is like a junk closet: It starts out organized, but gradually collects random stuff until it needs some serious cleaning. But unlike cleaning a closet, cleaning your p...
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A Reluctant Thanksgiving Turkey

A Reluctant Thanksgiving Turkey

By Kirby Vickery from the December 2014 Edition In 1949 people couldn’t get frozen Thanksgiving turkey’s at the market. Normally, when our family got together for a Thanksgiving feast, the sisters and daughters would sit down in two or three ci...
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