Manzanillo Sun article

Office Bytes

By Vivian Molick from the February 2012 Edition MAKE WINDOWS EXPLORER OPEN IN THE LOCATION YOU WANT Do you use Win 7? You know how when you go to save something or look for something, how the Windows Explorer window opens up in Libraries? I don’t know about you, but I like mine to open […]

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Testing a Relationship

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the February 2012 Edition (Or, Surviving A Home Renovation) Just a simple renovation, that’s all it was! It shouldn’t be too messy or disruptive. Admittedly, we’d heard stories of traumatized people dealing with renovations; having limited timelines and an inability to communicate well in Español. But our project was pretty […]

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Fish Life of Manzanillo

By Terry Sovil  from the February 2012 Edition Cortez Angelfish The Cortez Angelfish can be found at depths from 10-100′. They are gray becoming charcoal at the rear of their body. They are found along the Baja down to Panama. They are usually solitary but frequently can be seen in pairs. The juvenile Cortez Angelfish […]

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Words That Sound the Same

By Martha Martinez from the February 2012 Edition In English, words that sound the same, but have different meanings are called Homophones. For example: There, Their, They’re. Here are some Spanish homophones. BELLO. -beautiful VELLO.- bodily hair BIENES.-property (house) VIENES.-to come BOTAR.- throw away; bounce (ball) VOTAR.- vote GRABA.- to record GRAVA.- gravel HIERBA.-weed HIERVA.-to […]

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Manzanillo Sun August 2010 cover

February 2011

In this issue: Letter to the Editor General Interest Calendar of Events – February 2011 St. Valentine’s Day – Vivian Molick Sun Trivia A mixed bag of memories – Tommy Clarkson History The Spanish Missionaries in Mexico – David Fitzpatrick The Streets of Manzanillo – Francisco I. Madero – Terry Sovil Humor “Brilliant” Asleigh Ellwood […]

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Francisco I. Madero

By Terry Sovil from the February 2011 Edition Francisco Ignaciao Madero 1873-1913 Born: October 30, 1873 Birthplace: Parras, Mexico Died: February 22, 1913 Place of Death: Mexico City,, Mexico Francisco I. Madero was born in 1873 in the state of Coahuila. His parents were in the top 5 richest families in Mexico. He studied in […]

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