Manzanillo Letter

Manzanillo Letter

By Mark & Vicky Wright from the November 2014 Edition Friends, October is fast running out of days and snow is forecast for Alberta. Not unusual as in the last two falls we have seen snow that fell in October last for most...
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Back from vacation and your camera memory card is full. What now!

Back from vacation and your camera memory card is full. What now!

By Señior Tech from the November 2014 Edition I have friends that take many photos but they store them on the memory cards that came with their camera. This is not a good thing for a number of reasons; first and foremost, their camera...
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Action Cameras

Action Cameras

By Terry Sovil from the November 2014 Edition The sale of simple point and shoot cameras has almost “dried up.” You won’t find much under $150.00 USD on the market anymore. The reason? More sophisticated cell phones with cameras built-in a...
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IMPORTS:  You, Your Family, Your Car, Your RV and the Baby’s Hemi-Powered Tricyle

IMPORTS: You, Your Family, Your Car, Your RV and the Baby’s Hemi-Powered Tricyle

By Kirby Vickery from the November 2014 Edition  Personally, if you’re bringing an RV, regardless of class, into Mexico, then you have to be a little braver than most. I would recommend some long-term planning, correspondence, and reservations before you...
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At The Movies – The Killing

At The Movies – The Killing

By Suzzane Marshall from the November 2014 Edition Starring: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell and many more Director: various for different episodes I’m almost afraid that I can’t do this four year Netflix series justice. Suffice it to say i...
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At The Movies – Philomena

At The Movies – Philomena

By Suzzane Marshall from the November 2014 Edition Starring: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan Director: Stephen Frears “A world weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she beca...
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Get Off Your Butts

Get Off Your Butts

By Suzzane Marshall from the November 2014 Edition Yep. That’s the latest ground-breaking health advice. Just stand up! I say, if it’s that easy maybe we should do it more! Many of us have crawled through a number of knotholes backwards anyway, such...
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Books versus Electronic Books

Books versus Electronic Books

By Freda Vickery from the November 2014 Edition I am absolutely not an expert on these electronic items although five years ago I investigated and then decided upon the Nook from Barnes and Noble. Mostly that was because the salesman was very pleasant,...
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I Planted Roots in Mexico – Oyster Plant

I Planted Roots in Mexico – Oyster Plant

By Tommy Clarkson from the November 2014 Edition Tradescantia spathacea or pallida ‘Purpea’, Rhoea spathacea, or Rhoea discolor Family: Commelinaceae (Also known as Moses-in-the-Boat, Moses-in-the-Cradle, Moses-inthe-Basket, Moses-in-the-Bulrushes, Boat...
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I Planted Roots In Mexico – Old Man Plant

I Planted Roots In Mexico – Old Man Plant

By Tommy Clarkson from the November 2014 Edition Coccothrinax crinita Family: Arecaceae Subfamily: Coryphoideae (Also known as Cuban Old Man Palm, Hairy Old Man, Mat Palm, Old Man Thatch or Thatch Palm) As too many of we ‘more senior than most’ men have...
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