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Rolly Brook 1931 - 2015

RIP Rolly
On February 25th, 2015 a dear friend and loyal supporter of Mexconnect and many ex-pats died.

He will be missed and we have a few loving words for Rolly Brook... David McLaughlin

Rolly Brook 1931 - 2015 David McLaughlin

On February 25th, 2015 a dear friend and loyal supporter of Mexconnect and many ex-pats died. He will be missed and we have a ... read more

Living at Lake Chapala Reviewed by James Tipton

Judy King's Living at Lake Chapala is a must have book for any expatriate living at Lake Chapala, and it is a very useful book... read more

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Mexico beauty and genius Marvin West

It has been said that beauty is where you see it and genius is all around, waiting to be identified. Beauty — Quinta Tesoro ... read more

Life on the road Mexico style Marvin West

Snowbirds are landing in our exciting little corner of Mexico. Merchants say none too soon. We, the Wests, enjoy Christmas at ... read more

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Using pistachios in Mexican cooking Karen Hursh Graber

Northern Mexican climate of Chihuahua is ideal for pistachio trees, which require only half as much water as the more common p... read more

Mexican pear and candied pistachio salad: Ensalada de pera y pistache garapiñada Karen Hursh Graber

Use whatever dark salad greens are available in your local market for this pear and candied pistachio salad. Mixed baby greens... read more

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Mexico this month - February Tony Burton

February 20, 1943 — A brand-new volcano, subsequently called Paricutín, erupts in a farmer’s field in Michoacan. It attra... read more

Frey Diego Duran: An eye-witness account of ancient Mexico Ronald A. Barnett ©

Diego Durán was born in Seville, Spain, in 1537 but came to Mexico as a boy. At first he lived in Texcoco but later moved to ... read more

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Mexico berries are the "in" thing Marvin West

Corn was the crop of choice 17 years ago when we landed in Mexico, on the shores of Lake Chapala. Everybody who had a patch of... read more

Mexican microeconomics: The Tuesday market in San Miguel de Allende John Scherber

Like a shimmering mirage that lasts only until your next blink, the Tuesday Market, or tianguis, appears once a week at dawn, ... read more

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The Girl from Veracruz Reviewed by James Tipton

The Girl from Veracruz is the twelfth and latest novel in John Scherber's Murder in Mexico mystery series. Like most of the ot... read more

City of Ideas keeps overlooking me Marvin West

Great intellectuals of the world have been talking for seven years about making things better. You can see how that has turned... read more

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