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Isla Mujeres B-Ball 1988

In 1988 a hurricane had savagely struck the Yucatan. There were ships in the center of Isla Mujeres across from the basketball court, where me y la mayans played against the Italian under-21 National Women’s team. We said play them like gentlemen. The first time down the court the 6-2 forward threw an elbow at […]

Mosquitos Par Los Millions

I recall the summer of 1989 on the Yucatan. Dry and hot throughout May and June, then a touch of rain one night in Tulum. We were walking back to a beach palapa and heard an approaching whine. Los Mosquitos par los Millones. “Ejecuto.” and ran we did to the safety of our nets. Mosquito […]