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San Miguel Prose Café Presents: Fredrika Sprengle, Robert Hawkins, and Molly Giles.

You read that right. That’s me, bookended by two actual accomplished and brilliant authors at San Miguel de Allende’s monthly Prose Café. It is happening this Thursday, Dec. 3, 5-6 p.m. Central. On Zoom. Not only is this free but no pants are necessary. You only need register right here in advance. Fredrika, Molly and ...

Published by Musings, Magic, SMA at November 29, 2020 3:11 pm.

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An Ostrich-Plumed Hat: Chapter Twenty-Two.

Begin with Chapter One ~ Return to Chapter Twenty-One Hedda Burgemeister, March 1912 March 31, 1912 Dear Emma, My life seems so meaningless at times. After years of study, here I am in New York catering to the narcissistic whims of wealthy elderly ladies who confine themselves to bed so no one will witness the Continue reading An Ostrich-Plumed Hat: Chapter Twenty-Two

Published by Postcards from San Antonio at November 29, 2020 9:43 am.

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Coronavirus Dashboard November 29, 2020.

SMA: 4th day in a row with a new record for the number of active confirmed cases. Latest Changes: SMA: 1 new death, 18 new cases, 156 active confirmed cases. GTO: 25 new deaths, 602 new cases. MEX: 586 new deaths, 10,008 new cases. SMA: 55 deaths, 1,001 confirmed, 117 suspected, 790 recovered...

Published by San Miguel FAQ at November 29, 2020 4:42 am.

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Thankful on the rooftop.

What an unusual yet lovely (and delicious) Thanksgiving 2020 was. After the fact, I realized this was only the second Thanksgiving I’ve shared with just one other person. Childhood dinners were filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Even the Thanksgiving I spent in Denmark, the international school I attended prepared a turkey with ...

Published by View From Casita Colibrí at November 28, 2020 6:37 pm.

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True Empathy.

The greeting card industry is massive in the United States. There are greeting cards for every holiday, and for almost every occasion and life transition. Consistently, the largest card sections…

Published by Dr. Stephen Alan Timm at November 28, 2020 1:48 pm.

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heading home to mexico.

It is almost like getting stuck in one of the original Grimm Brothers' fairy tales. Well, maybe the bowdlerized American versions where things turn out well in the end. But you are still stuck. I am in the Los Angeles airport once again. It has long been one of my favorite stops because it means that I will be home in Mexico in about three hours. But the airport itself has its own charms. Bustling. Crowded. Efficient. Creative. All of the virtues I enjoy in traveling. If you have been tracking my five trips north to Oregon since August, you already know that the Los Angeles airport has not been "bustling" and "crowded" on any of my trips. I expected they would be back in force n this Sunday after Thanksgiving -- traditionally, one of the busiest flying days of the year. I was wrong. There are a few more passengers in the terminal, but check-in took only five minutes and getting through security even less. I was once again the only person in the security area --

Published by mexpatriate at November 28, 2020 11:02 am.

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Coronavirus Dashboard November 28, 2020.

SMA: For the third day in a row, a new record number of active confirmed cases. MEX: New record high of new cases. Latest Changes: SMA: 18 new cases, 143 active confirmed cases. GTO: 38 new deaths, 885 new cases. MEX: 631 new deaths, 12,081 new cases. SMA: 54 deaths, 983 confirmed, 102...

Published by San Miguel FAQ at November 28, 2020 4:43 am.

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You are invited.

Bonnie Lee Black wrote: One of the things I’m most thankful for – every day of the year but especially at this Thanksgiving time of year – is my family of friends, far and near. I’ve been fortunate enough to retain friends from everywhere I’ve been, every school I’ve attended, every place I’ve...

Published by San Miguel FAQ at November 28, 2020 3:55 am.

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Four days: A gallery is created, an obscure corner of San Miguel is transformed.

May I start by saying that photographing San Miguel de Allende’s new Urban Art Gallery in a highway underpass is best not done during Friday morning rush-hour traffic. I mean, really, at how many art galleries can you say you take your life into your hands stepping out in front of a picture, trying to ...

Published by Musings, Magic, SMA at November 27, 2020 2:29 pm.

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The One Thing Most Folks Who Move to Mexico Say They’ll Do, But Rarely End Up Accomplishing.

Linda and I have been at this blogging thing for almost five years now and in that time, we’ve interacted...

Published by Two Expats Mexico at November 27, 2020 11:47 am.

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Make Space to Experience Mexico’s Great Outdoors.

Mexico's varied climates, topography, and terrain give you a unique opportunity to discover and explore breath-taking natural wonders on offer here

Published by Mexperience at November 27, 2020 10:00 am.

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Juárez and the Wind.

Among Mexico's many sayings, "lo que el viento a Juárez" —what the wind did to Juárez— is popular, especially around election time

Published by Mexperience at November 27, 2020 9:00 am.

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An Ostrich-Plumed Hat: Chapter Twenty-One.

Above, The Grand Opera House is on the left of this postcard of Alamo Plaza. Begin with Chapter One ~ Return to Chapter Twenty Emma Bentzen Koehler, March 1912 Hands on her hips, Sophie Wahrmunds tone is stern. I am afraid I must report, Emma, that Jennie and Hettie entered the Opera House after the Continue reading An Ostrich-Plumed Hat: Chapter Twenty-One

Published by Postcards from San Antonio at November 27, 2020 8:31 am.

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Coronavirus Dashboard November 27, 2020.

SMA: Record number of active confirmed cases. Latest Changes: SMA: 1 new case, 137 active confirmed cases. GTO: 35 new deaths, 331 new cases. MEX: 645 new deaths, 8,107 new cases. SMA: 54 deaths, 965 confirmed, 98 suspected, 774 recovered. SMA: 54 deaths, 964 confirmed, 71 suspected, 774...

Published by San Miguel FAQ at November 27, 2020 4:50 am.

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Winter Climates in Mexico.

Winter climates across Mexico vary by region and elevation, although you'll enjoy plenty of daylight throughout the winter season

Published by Mexperience at November 26, 2020 9:00 am.

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Sener's false dilemma.

The monopoly does tend to go against the public interest, by imposing its interests on those of the consumer. And that is where both companies and citizens are required to defend their right to compete and have options to find what suits them best.

Published by Nexos at November 26, 2020 8:26 am.

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Why Was Chicken the Primary Source of Arsenic Exposure in Children?

What was the National Chicken Council’s response to public health authorities calling for the industry to stop feeding arsenic-based drugs to poultry? “Dietary practices influence our ...

Published by NutritionFacts.org at November 26, 2020 7:00 am.

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