THIS ‘N’ THAT

THIS ‘N’ THAT

By Robert Hill from the December 2011 Edition Renewing IMSS IMSS has really streamlined the process for renewing your health insurance. The only thing they want to see is your plastic ID card and, not counting the time it took...
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Christmas Comes This Time Each Year

Christmas Comes This Time Each Year

By Terry Sovil from the December 2010 Edition The Beach Boys sang “Christmas Comes This Time Each Year”. Listen for it the next time you’re in Wal-Mart. Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) festivities are over. Mid-November the stores...
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December 2010

December 2010

In this issue: General Interest Calendar of Events December Office Bytes – Adobe Family – Vivian Molick It’s in the News – Dengue Vaccine – www.npr.org/blogs/health PADI aware project – Terry Sovil History Moving the Border ...
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IN THE NEWS!!

IN THE NEWS!!

By Eliza Barclay from the December 2010 Edition Dengue Vaccine Race heats up with Big Human Test The race to develop a vaccine against dengue fever may be getting a little closer to the finish line. The dengue virus, little...
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Office BYTES!

By Vivian Molick from the December 2010 Edition Are you familiar with the ‘Adobe’ family? No, I don’t mean a family that makes the sun-dried bricks made in Mexico; I’m talking about the company (Adobe Systems Incorporated) that makes software...
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Breakfast Places in Manzanillo

Breakfast Places in Manzanillo

By Freda Rumford from the December 2010 Edition Key: I – International M– Mexican B – Buffet S – Sunday D – Daily A – A la Carte Best Western Brisas del Mar (Las Brisas) I M D Every day...
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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Teresa Quizoz from the December 2010 Edition Ingredients 2 cups + 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened to room temperature* 1 Tablespoon milk 1 cup packed light...
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“Over The Wall” – Another Misadventure

“Over The Wall” – Another Misadventure

By Terry Sovil from the December 2010 Edition We used to have jungle on two sides but now it’s mostly jungle in the rear. I convinced myself that all this growth right up to and over the wall contributed to...
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A Duck for the Tropics

A Duck for the Tropics

By Howard Platt from the December 2010 Edition Black Bellied Duck They say that if it walks like a duck and talks like a duck then it must be a duck. But what if it doesn´t? What if it struts...
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Poinsettias

Poinsettias

By Tommy Clarkson from the December 2010 Edition For quite some time poinsettias have gotten a bum rap with claims that they are poisonous. In fact, human or pet ingestion of them is probably no different than that of eating...
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