Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Pogues of Hacienda San Juan, Telchac Pueblo

Beryl Gorbman My favorite thing about writing this blog is receiving comments. Sometimes they are awful and sometimes unexpectedly wonderful. In my recent article about a jaunt through the countryside, I mentioned visiting Hacienda San Juan, located on an eastbound … Continue reading

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Psychology Today publishes idiotic racist article

From an email I received today from colorofchange.org The “scientific” article states that black women are not as attractive as women of other races. These women aren’t as attractive as White, Asian, Latina or Native American women? That’s what Psychology … Continue reading

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What will happen 12/21/2012?

Beryl Gorbman All photos from www My personal answer is – I have no idea. There is a lot of momentum building (over 2 BILLION web references) and I am not quite elitist enough to say that all the talk … Continue reading

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End of the World – More thoughts

Beryl Gorbman Have you noticed that there are orders of magnitude more people calling for the end of the world in the forseeable future? It used to be that these ideas were forced on you mostly by old guys with … Continue reading

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Quick trip – Ixil, Telchac Puerto, Telchac Pueblo, San Diego

Beryl Gorbman We set out looking for the town of San Diego. There’s a marker for it on the highway, but no road to turn off on. We went another mile and turned into a road labeled Hacienda Buspol. The … Continue reading

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Poisonous Food

Beryl Gorbman All photos from the web Of Eggs in Mexico. Chinese lies, and Whole Foods USA Disclaimer: I’m just a consumer – not a public health authority of any kind. BUT, there are certain things that I know are … Continue reading

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Who Is Donald Trump, Anyway?

Reading his bio facts online, my favorite item is that he was sent as punishment to a military school when he was 13 as his behavior was unmanageable. He had been attending the Kew-Forest School in Queens, along with several … Continue reading

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That Obama – So Indecisive

by guest columnist, Robert Anderson, Seattle We stayed up late last night for the blockbuster news of the death of Osama bin Laden.  Some aspects and facts from this almost 10 year manhunt deserve reflection. After the attacks of 9/11 George Bush vowed to get … Continue reading

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Relocation of Carnaval?

Merida, Yucatan Beryl Gorbman Every year in Merida, we have our version of Carnaval, the complex and grand celebration held in Rio de Janiero, New Orleans, and other locations. Merida’s is modest in comparison, but it is growing every year. … Continue reading

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