July 2015

July 2015

In this issue:    Living in Mexico Give Me the Simple Life – Suzanne Marshall Joy and Perils of Auto Renting in Mexico – Ed Labine Tres Leches Cake   Nature Coral Tree – Tommy Clarkson Surinam Cherry – Tommy Clarkson...
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I Planted Roots In Mexico – White Bird Of Paradise

I Planted Roots In Mexico – White Bird Of Paradise

By Tommy Clarkson from the August 2014 Edition Strelitzia Nicolai Family: Strelitziaceae Also known as: Giant Bird of Paradise, Wild Banana or Natal Wild Banana Many of us are confused by the differences and similarities of the Bird of Paradise, White...
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Christmas in July?

Christmas in July?

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the July 2014 Edition Señiora Notsotechie, who doesn’t believe in exaggeration, says she has told me a million times not to procrastinate. So in the spirit of the season, I have decided to dedicate this article as...
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Senior Citizens Discounts

Senior Citizens Discounts

 By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the July 2014 Edition Part 1 Major Chain Hotels The first thing for all applicants to know is that whilst not all businesses advertise them, many give senior discounts just for asking. Don’t be afraid to ask. Also...
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The Quandary and Questions of Iraq

The Quandary and Questions of Iraq

 By Tommy Clarkson from the July 2014 Edition While, in fact, its location is the veritable Cradle of Civilization as we know it, Iraq may be now more thought of as a foul, four letter word. But, if it be a profanity, it is...
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At The Movies – Edge Of Tomorrow

At The Movies – Edge Of Tomorrow

 By Suzzane A, Marshall from the July 2014 Edition Director: Doug Liman Cast: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton “ An officer finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. His skills increase as he faces...
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Can You Take a Penalty-Free IRA withdrawal?

Can You Take a Penalty-Free IRA withdrawal?

 By Yann Kostic from the July 2014 Edition In today’s challenging economy, many people who aren’t yet of retirement age may want to withdraw money from their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs.) It’s generally a good idea to keep your ...
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Mysteries of the Fifth Sun: the Aztec Calendar

Mysteries of the Fifth Sun: the Aztec Calendar

 By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the July 2014 Edition –Valley of Anahuac, New Year’s Eve, 1507. Tenochtitlán, the great island city, capital of the Mexica empire, lies cloaked in darkness. An eerie silence pervades the vast ceremonial center the...
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The Magnificent Ebb and Flow of the English Language

The Magnificent Ebb and Flow of the English Language

 By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the July 2014 Edition I used to open my classes with, “I’m looking for dead words. Anybody got any?” The rules we established were that it couldn’t have been slang and it can’t be found in any...
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So what is cheaper but better in Mexico?

So what is cheaper but better in Mexico?

 By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the July 2014 Edition Certainly not the imported grocery items from the frozen north as all of the items that we cannot cook without having right at hand are at least double or three times the price in...
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