Category Archives: Only in Mexico

Why is there a cross on the construction site?

May Third is celebrated as the Day of the Cross by all construction workers in Mexico. This tradition includes the placement of a cross on the construction sites in order to secure blessings during the course of the construction. In … Continue reading

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End of Season Bash

The Ten Ten Tea Timers had a final Bash at EDMs Barefoot Bar last week. We ordered pizza and had a great time. The occasion also served as a despedida for BJ and Margaret who are embarking on a road … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday President Juarez

March 21 – Benito Juárez birthday Benito Juárez is revered as the “Father of Mexico” and his portrait graces the 20 peso note. He was born in 1806, a poor, illiterate, Oaxacan Zapotec. His native intellect was recognized by a local seminarian and that began a meteoric rise to the highest office in the land. […]

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What the Heck is a Vaquita?

Vaquitas are a small porpoise and they are critically endangered. It is estimated there are only eight breeding females left in the wild. They are natives of the far northern parts of the Sea of Cortez, sharing that habitat with … Continue reading

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The Coke Conspiracy

Mexico and the United States are engaged in a grand competition…. to the bottom. The prize of having the most obese persons per capita belongs to the United States once again, but I don’t think congratulations are in order. The … Continue reading

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Happy Constitution Day

February 5 – Constitution Day commemorates the 1917 signing of Mexico’s second constitution. It is celebrated on the first Monday of February and when combined with the Federal school holiday that happens the last Friday of every month, makes for … Continue reading

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EDMoto Club Has Inaugural Outing

“The older the boys the bigger their toys”. Four-wheeling has become a popular sport and it seems more and more of them are turning up on our shores.  Some are not so fun, as in the recreationalists from Stone Island … Continue reading

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