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"Forget wondering what life is really like in Mexico, read "El Ojo del Lago" and get a first hand look through the eyes of the largest English-speaking community living outside Canada and the U.S. today."

Faces of Mexico







Mexico's Leading English Language Publication



A profile of the unforgettable and highly inflammable Maria Felix, the Mexican film star who in her time was labeled “The Mexican Joan Crawford . . . X 10.”




CARLOTA-Mexico’s Los Empress

An article about Carlota, once known as the “Empress of Mexico.” She and her husband Maximilian had been lured into establishing a monarchy that was based on one of the cruelest deceptions in all of history.




An article that gives us a pretty good idea as to why dogs have long been called “Man’s best friend.”



A poet remembers an old woman he once met at a chateau in France who seemed to grow actually younger as she fondly recalled the many loves of her life.



Was recently killed because of his opposition to the clear-cutting of some of Mexico’s most beautiful natural areas.



A warning that there are many things one should not do after a certain age, but sadly we don’t find this out until after we do them. 







Read this first if you want to see another of local impresario (impresaria?) Jayme Littlejohn’s fine offerings...............





A Most Generous Library Gift


The LCS English-Language Library extends warmest thanks to Janet Levy for her recent contribution of 25 large print books. Her donation includes titles we don’t have in our existing collection of large print books.................



Mid-Month Bonus


The Conquest of Mexico—Re-examined 


Shep Lenchek’s re-evaluation of much of what has passed as the “historically accepted” version of the Spanish conquest of Mexico makes for fascinating reading. The Conquest of Mexico—Re-examined 


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Lakeside LivingBy Kay Davis Phone: (376) 766-4774or 765-3676 to leave messages Email: July
Editor’s Page By Alejandro Grattan Did I Remember to Tell You That I Forgot?   A few weeks ago, over coffee at the LCS, I told a pal that I
A BALLOON IN CACTUS By Maggie Van Ostrand “Broken Berlitz”   While lazily drinking in the Spanish language, courtesy of the PBS Destinos series
BRIDGE BY THE LAKE By Ken Masson   Missing a makeable slam is one of the more painful experiences in bridge. Of course, bidding a hopeless slam
ALL ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT By Dr. Todd Stong Water Supply Around the Lake   Lake Chapala water was the primary source of life for pre-historic
Wordwise With Pithy Wit By Tom Clarkson   This morning, my pal F.T. – who shared the Iraq experience with me during my third trek there – forwarded
LAKESIDE LIVING Kay Davis Phone: 376 – 108 – 0278 (or 765 – 3676 to leave messages) Email: November
Front Row Center By Michael Warren    The Pajama Game By Richard Adler and Jerry Ross Directed by Peggy Lord Chilton Music directed
Every Word  Important By Herbert W. Piekow   Every word a writer writes has meaning yes, sometimes they never get published or the book
LEGERDEMAIN—Italian Style By Jim Rambologna   Enzio Grattani was the Editor-in-Chief of a local rivista (or magazine) in Ajiermo, Italy. Locals

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