Manzanillo Letter October 2014

Friends, October is fast running out of days, and snow is forecast for Alberta. Not unusual as in the last two falls we have seen snow that fell in October, last for most of the winter. In fact on Oct. 20th, 2 yrs. ago , there was a significant snow fall that was still in drifts around fence lines in late April. Having been in agriculture for most of our lives, we recognize these colder...
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Manzanillo Letter- Feb, 2014

The consensus by those who know Mexico is that a visit to Mexico City is a must do. With that knowledge and coupled with the fact that we still had to admit “not yet” when asked if we’d ever visited, we packed a couple of bags, caught a flight from ZLO (Manzanillo) to MEX (Mexico City DF) via AeroMexico. Sixty-five min. later, Jan. 21st, we landed in one of the world’s largest cities. ...
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Manzanillo Letter December 2012 Part 2

Dear Friends, Well the turkey is somewhat digested but cleaning up the leftovers will be a challenge prior to returning to our winter digs in Manzanillo. It’s interesting that of the total production of turkey in Canada, 30% is consumed at Thanksgiving and 46% at Christmas. Turkey growers must really ponder how to make their product a more regular menu item? After gobbling down a big feed of...
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Manzanillo Letter December 2012

Dear Friends, First, we wish for you a Christmas filled with family, good times, and faith, and may 2013 be a year full of many blessings. We don’t know the future of course, but do know that life offers up two sides. The majority of what arrives however is good. For those who have trials, let’s commit to helping them along the path by sharing our love and concern. Life has been good to us...
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Hurricanes in Manzanillo And The State Of Illegal Drugs In Mexico

It’s likely that most everyone glances at this site occasionally: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/.  Following is a close second hand report from Manzanillo concerning the second Pacific hurricane of the 2011 summer season. Perla Del Mar’s administrator Omar Sanchez has been sharing that Manzanillo temperatures have been abnormally warm this spring with daytime highs reaching above 35 C on...
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Manzanillo Letter- 9/5/2010

Our recent visit to Perla Del Mar resulted in a pleasant and memorable surprise that actually began on the Alaska Airlines flight from LAX to ZLO (Manzanillo). Because we have an Alaska MasterCard, one of us can take the other once a year for $99 with what is called a companion fare. This is an opportunity to fly first class for about the same price as economy. Hence we were in first class on...
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