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Last updateFri, 31 Jul 2020 1pm

Quarantine for couples

It turns out that the quarantine in China caused a sudden splash of divorces after the lockdown was over.  One of the reasons was probably Chinese camera withdrawal. With nothing to photograph, they all went nuts.


The pathos of the peso

Here’s an updated report on the Mexican peso’s continuing spiral. The report has not been reviewed by anyone who knows anything about the Mexican economy, although a friend who once owned a butcher shop in New Jersey read it, and he said he agreed with a lot of it.

Let’s celebrate something

The “Roaring Twenties” are the only decade in American history with a nickname. They started in 1920 until the roar ended in 1929. While we try to reconcile our distrust of 2020, let’s look at some of the history-making 1920 events that deserve a centennial celebration this year.

Lakeside: a vacation community or wellness center?

Ten years ago there might have been three or maybe four medical practitioners living and working at lakeside. If you had anything like a serious illness, you had to go to Guadalajara for specialty care and treatment. Or, you had to call a bruja.