Monthly Archives: June 2010

More Seattle

6/26 Marathon Races and Lifestyles Jeanne and I went downtown today to see the runners come in at the end of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon. Here is an excerpt from their site: SEATTLE – Under ideal conditions on Saturday … Continue reading

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Walking Around Seattle

June 2010 Every few months I come to Seattle for a few weeks. It is such a contrast to Merida that for the first week or so I feel like a foreigner. Here are a few sights I saw that … Continue reading

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Auto Accident

Sunday 6/13/10,  I was involved in an accident on the northern Gulf beach road, 30 kilometers east of Progreso. I’m not going into the details of the accident except to say that both drivers thought it was the fault of … Continue reading

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BP

They’re calling it an oil leak. It is not an oil leak. It is a gushing torrent of raw oil pushing out from the ocean floor, under huge pressure, unabated. There is a clear villain in this. It is BP … Continue reading

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Merida, mosquitoes, security and extreme heat

I hate mosquitos. Although I generally avoid killing any living thing, including ants, I love killing mosquitos. Squishing them. Spraying them until they stagger and collapse in agony. Using machines that lure and then fry them. It’s a matter of … Continue reading

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Hero Movies and TV Shows

I am drawn to hero movies and hero TV programs. Some TV programs have leading actors who are obviously meant as God. CSI Miami, for instance. The character of Horatio Cane, played by David Caruso, is staunch, impeccably honest, loyal, … Continue reading

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