December 2011

December 2011

In this issue: Christmas Issue A Northerners Christmas in Mexico – Freda Rumford Christmas Decoration Ideas Christmas in Manzanillo – Suzanne Marshall General Interest This n’ that – Vivian Molick Renewing IMSS – Robert Hill Health Health – How not...
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I Truly Give Thanks

I Truly Give Thanks

By Cheryl Weaver from the December 2011 Edition OK, so the beautiful Christmas Tree is up and lit and the first thing you see when you walk into “Comercial Mexicana Plaza” and the stores are brimming with decorations, reminding us...
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Manzanillo Through the Eyes of a Newbie

Manzanillo Through the Eyes of a Newbie

By Freda Rumford from the December 2011 Edition It is strange but true, that after living in a foreign place for a few years, it becomes no longer foreign and things that were so different originally become every day or...
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New Director for Red Cross in Manzanillo

New Director for Red Cross in Manzanillo

By Robert Hill from the December 2011 Edition The State Delegado for Cruz Roja (Red Cross) and El Presidente Municipal, Nabor Ochoa, announced in September that Reyna Garcia has been named the new Director of the Red Cross in Manzanillo,...
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Fitness and Health

Fitness and Health

By Karen Trom from the December 2011 Edition How NOT to be Santa this Christmas The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, and the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath. He had a broad...
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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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No Image

THIS ‘N THAT

By Vivian Molick from the December 2011 Edition Did you know ??? The city of San Francisco holds a copyright on the name “San Francisco”. It is illegal to manufacture any item with the name without first getting permission from...
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Christmas in Manzanillo

Christmas in Manzanillo

By Suzanne A. Marshall  from the December 2011 Edition Well I’ve finally reached a point in my life where I have learned to treasure moments and days one at a time because I know how fortunate I am to live...
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The Northerner’s Christmas in Mexico

The Northerner’s Christmas in Mexico

By Freda Rumford from the December 2011 Edition It seemed very strange on our first year in Manzanillo to have Christmas in Mexico. We had spent many such years in the cold of Canada, where we looked out on the...
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La Piccolo Piazza… a taste of Italy

La Piccolo Piazza… a taste of Italy

By Jim Evans from the December 2011 Edition On one of our almost daily trips down the beach for lunch at El Tablao, a delightful experience in itself, Pascal the owner told us about his new restaurant located on the...
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