January 2013

January 2013

In this issue: Living in Mexico Grocery Gamut – Suzanne Marshall Snippets Green Flash Reflections – Freda Rumford A Christmas Story – Kirby Vickery Healthy Habits – Karen Trom Children Christmas Parties – Terry Sovil Gauchos Restaurant – Terry Sovil...
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Tips for Managing Your Finances in Retirement

By Tommy Clarkson from the January 2013 Edition Living in retirement isn’t always life at the beach, even in Manzanillo or Puerto Vallarta; it requires an understanding of key financial issues and careful planning, as well as a close, positive...
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Elegant Schefflera

By Tommy Clarkson from the January 2013 Edition Dizygotheca elegantissima, Aralia elegantissima or Schefflera elegantissima Family: Arabia, Araliace or Schefflera (Also known as False Aralia, Finger Aralia, Spider Aralia, or Thread-Leaf Aralia) No, this is not...
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Our Twisted Way of Speaking – X

By Tommy Clarkson from the January 2013 Edition (I claim no authorship of most of the following but when it was recently forwarded to me I realized that it fits, most perfectly, in this series!) There’s no egg in eggplant,...
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We All Have Met ‘Em

By Tommy Clarkson from the January 2013 Edition . . . it may be a brother-in-law, next door neighbor or that particularly irritating high school bully who has gone badly to seed. You know the kind – those guys (and...
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Gaucho’s Restaurant-Bar

By Terry Sovil from the January 2013 Edition There is a new Argentino restaurant in Las Brisas called Gaucho’s Restaurant Bar. Reviews that came to me about the quality were all very favorable. I ventured out with friends to try...
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Children’s Christmas Parties

By Terry Sovil from the January 2013 Edition Mira Mar Children’s Christmas Party The first Children’s Christmas Party of the season was held at Mira Mar in a kindergarten school. The location was easy to reach and proved to be...
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Fitness and Health

By Karen Trom from the January 2013 Edition Healthy Living Habits that Anyone Can Follow! A friend gave me a plate of delicious Christmas cookies and a jar of Rum Balls and was so surprised when I was eager to...
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A Christmas Story

By Kirby Vickery from the January 2013 Edition It was the morning before Christmas and Santa Claus was blissfully dreaming of being able to rearrange the younger children’s factory with the purchase of some new labor saving fabrication equipment. This...
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Reflections of the Past Year

By Freda Rumford from the January 2013 Edition It is not usual for reporters to become the lead in the story they are writing. Unfortunately for you, dear reader, my eyes have turned so far inward these days that at...
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