Monthly Archives: September 2010

Do we have a responsibility to our neighbors? Which neighbors?

Here we are, foreigners living in Mexico, escaping from the pressures of our own countries, not to mention the high prices, and living more nicely than we can afford to do up north. All around us, there are poor people. … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Cujo

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New Website In Town

Someone sent me this link. This is a new site that looks promising. Intelligently and thoughtfully written. The site is Expats Anonymous. Oy, another 12-step group. Has it come to that? http://expatsanonymous.wordpress.com/ Actually, the writing is top drawer and some … Continue reading

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Warm Weather Jaunt to Sisal

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com Although it’s still too hot to jaunt comfortably, Mary and I bravely set off for Sisal on Saturday, to meet some people who were going to show us the octopus farming operation they have going there. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Pictures of People

Leanne at her wedding 2010 Woman with hairless cat, Seattle Women of Contreras family Carnaval 2009, Merida Marcel and Destiny 2007 Waiting for the wives, Puyallup Fair Magnusson Park, Seattle Don Jorge, produce farmer Gita, Synthia, ? Textile designer, Oxcutzcab … Continue reading

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The Little Lunch Group

I’ve been having lunch with the same small group of delightful people once a week for some time now. We always meet at the family-owned Reforma restaurant on 72 and 45. The family who owns the place knows us, of … Continue reading

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Where’s the Yenta Been?

Books Books Books I’ve been immersed in the final proof runs for my current novel. I uploaded a file yesterday for the fourth or fifth proof copy, and in a few days will have five bound books for a final … Continue reading

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Yenta’s exciting return trip from Seattle

When I arrived in the prepaid limo at the Seattle airport and went to tip the driver, I realized I didn’t have my wallet. Uh oh. I had ticketing info and passport, but not a thin dime of cash. After … Continue reading

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