January 2012

Carole Roberson

Carole Roberson —1941-2011— IN MEMORIAM   Carole “Fritzi” (Miller) Roberson departed this world Friday, December 2, 2011 from her beloved second home in Ajijic, Mexico. Born in 1941 in Chicago, IL and raised in Gobles, MI, she was a Graduate of Western Michigan and Shippensburg Universities.  She’ll be remembered as an astute business woman, a rabid

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Migration By Bill Frayer Margarita Publishing, 2011, 91 Pages ISBN: 978-0-9647314-4-8 Reviewed by Mel Goldberg One of Ajijic’s most accomplished poets, Bill Frayer, has published a new book of poetry, Migration, which takes its place alongside his others, Sacred Lake and Agave Blood. This new book of poetry takes the reader on a journey similar

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The Poets’ Niche – January 2012

The Poets’ Niche By Mark Sconce msconce@gmail.com Octavio Paz (1914-1998)   When the cathedral bells tolled that April evening in 1998, Mexicans soon learned the sad news about their remarkable native son. The poet genius, Octavio Paz, then nearly 85, had finally passed away.   Black-bordered obituaries recounted the highlights: Mexican diplomat, playwright, essayist, Paz was

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Get The Facts!

Get The Facts! Submitted by Beverly Bandler   (Ed. Note: As someone said recently, “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion—but not their own set of facts.” In this political season, perhaps the following internet sites will help us all to make wiser decisions.)   *  Annenberg Political Fact Check   http://www.factcheck.org/   A project

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