Monthly Archives: August 2010

My Friend Judy

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com This is about mental illness. My friend Judy Rosenfeld in Seattle had a 43-year-old son who was mentally ill since the age of 12. The other night he was shot and killed by police in a confrontation. … Continue reading

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Thai Restaurant in Baca

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com Thanks to William Lawson’s review on his website, Lawsonsyucatan.com, ten of us piled into several cars yesterday and drove to Baca to see whether it was really true – that there was an authentic and delicious Thai restaurant … Continue reading

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Why Maryetta Couldn’t Make the Meeting

This is an email from Maryetta A., Merida resident, telling us why she couldn’t make the meeting of our writers’ group.   I really wanted to be with you this morning. Sounds like you’ll be having an interesting discussion. But … Continue reading

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Divas, Vamps and Femme Fatales film festival

This is curated by the Tataya Gallery. What a line-up – Garbo, Betty Davis, Rita Hayworth, May West, Dolores Del Rio. They’re all free at Teatro Merida from Saturday 8/14 through September 12. Follow this link to the schedule. Tataya … Continue reading

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Too Hot to Research

I know my blog has been different the last few weeks – lots of words and few photos. It is simply too hot to go adventuring and photographing, but I’ll be back out there as soon as the weather lightens … Continue reading

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Crossing into Mexico from AZ for the Day

Guest Article By Jane See Section – Jane, Our Favorite Working Girl, on this blog. Yesterday I decided to drive across the Mexican border and go to the small town of Sonoyta. It’s located about 3 miles from the Arizona … Continue reading

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ANCHORS AWEIGH: BIG FAT BABIES CASH IN ON AMERICA’S NAIVE GENEROSITY

A guest editorial by Kinbote, a political analyst from Texas.  I can’t tell you how many 9-months-pregnant women I’ve seen climbing the border fences in Tijuana. Some of them make it. Thankfully, others get picked off by snipers or chewed … Continue reading

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Unusual Aurora Borealis

Sorry – I don’t know why this is printing on my home page background. Maybe because I stole it off the Internet. This is an Aurora Borealis that ocurred 7/31/2010. It is unusually bright and located in unusual places. It’s caused … Continue reading

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2012: Cataclysmic Magnetic Pole Shift

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com More and more people are moving to Yucatan or renting houses, so they can be in the land of the Maya for 12/21/2012. Although a number of people of wisdom from ancient cultures (including the Hopi) “predicted” a huge event on … Continue reading

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