A Look from the Future

A Look from the Future

By Tommy Clarkson from the July 2010 Edition This morning, sometime between my second cup of coffee and my much anticipated breakfast of a big bowl of fresh tropical fruit and Patty’s newly made granola, a time warp continuum influx...
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July 2010

July 2010

In this issue: General Interest Calendar of Events July A Blank Page – Annie Stirling Humor Twisted Way of Speaking – Tommy Clarkson A Look From the Future – Tommy Clarkson Living in Manzanillo The Streets of Manzanillo – Benito...
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Yellow-crowned Night Herons

Yellow-crowned Night Herons

 By Howard Platt from the July 2010 Edition Don´t let the name fool you. Yellow-crowned Night Herons do not have a yellow crown for most of the year, and they do most of their hunting during the day. That is...
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The Palm Reader Says, Do Not

The Palm Reader Says, Do Not

By Tommy Clarkson from the July 2010 Edition • . . . . Cut palm fronds (leaves) off until there are fully yellowed, brown or clearly dead – in which state they can no longer provide a conduit for nutrients...
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The Cuban Royal Palm

The Cuban Royal Palm

By Tommy Clarkson from the July 2010 Edition ( Roystonea regia ) Family: Arecacea Subfamily: Arecoideae The genus was once referred to as Oreodoxa but was changed to honor an Army engineer – General Roy Stone – who served in...
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Two Emperors and a President

Two Emperors and a President

By David Fitzpatrick from the July 2010 Edition Part 1: The Invasion One of the most unexpected and remarkable episodes in the History of Mexico occurred in the middle of the 19th century when a credit squeeze in the Mexican...
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The Mexican Census

The Mexican Census

By Robert Hill from the July 2010 Edition Every 5 years the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) conducts a census of the entire Republic, with the last one being taken in 2005. One of the census takers came...
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The Port of  Manzanillo

The Port of Manzanillo

By Terry Sovil from the July 2010 Edition Part 1 Ports fascinate me. I wondered if people really understood the immense complexity and technology that goes into a modern day port. I decided information on our port may be more...
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Fishing with “DOUBLE TROUBLE”

Fishing with “DOUBLE TROUBLE”

By Manzanillo Sun Reporter from the July 2010 Edition   Download the full edition or view it online Manzanillo Sun WriterManzanillo Sun’s eMagazine written by local authors about living in Manzanillo and Mexico, since 2009
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Boca Pasquales

By Jim Evans from the July 2010 Edition Just 10 Kilometers west of Tecoman at the mouth of the Pasquales river lies one of Mexico’s premier surfing spots, Boca Pasquales. Pascuales is also one of the most treacherous surfing spots...
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