VIP Club San Miguel: "The Smart Fit"


Tuesday, December 07, 2010


     Don't forget, "Movers and Shakers" have their own night, every Thursday at La Malinche, Cuna Allende #10. La Malinche has three for one happy hours daily 4 - 7 pm. Each week there is a guest host at La Malinche and this week, Thursday December 9 it is yours truly, your VIP Club president so come down and have a meal upstairs at La Malinche or join me downstairs for perhaps a drink or a hand shake. Members always get 15% off when paying cash at La Malinche. 

     Don't get sick this winter. VIP Club members get a special deal on their flu shots at Chelo's. The shot cost 400 pesos most places. It is $362 using your card at Chelo's Go in for your shot anytime, day or night.

    Home same-day-as published delivery of over 1500 world wide publications at a great deal including 15% off for VIP Club members. Write them at or got to their website:

    Seventh Heaven's new location Pila Seca #1, members get 20% off while paying cash and 15 for Credit Card until December 15. Get some of your presents there.

     Another VIP Club participating establishment: Traveling Clothes, formally black and white, operated by Marcia Dolce, Margarito Ledesma #12, Col. Guadalupe 121-0118 or is having an early season Christmas trunk sale December 8, 9 and 10. 11- 6 pm. Food by Isabelle, mouth-watering French Cuisine we are told . . . Michael Sudheer's new book is also there . . . Evelyn DeGast jewelry . . .  Renowned, Lena Bartula butterfly accessories . . . Beverly Moore's one-of-a-kind sweaters . . .  Pozos' Connie Powers original hand-knit designs . . . Mitz's haute couture collection . . . Thalia floral paintings . . . 

     The following was sent by member Patrice Wynne: You (and everyone you know) are whimsically, generously, joyfully invited to the 7th Annual Art and Whimsy Holiday Sale, Saturday and Sunday, December 11th and 12th at Casa de Las Ranas in La Cieneguita—across the tracks and a short drive into the country outside San Miguel—"The Happiest House in San Miguel" says the LA Times.  Come sample the divine plethora of items by Patrice Wynne of Abrazos/ San Miguel Designs: sassy aprons, Day of the Dead men's shirts and ties, hip handbags, Frida pajamas and kimonos, kitchen kitsch and so much more...Anado McLauchlin is previewing new collage mirror designs, assemblages, art to wear necklaces and bracelets, new t-shirt designs, greeting cards and selling treasures from his private folk art collection—a rare opportunity. Richard Schultz will be serving his annual mystical chai delight. To add to the feast, actor and colorist Michael Sudheer will be signing his photography giftbook, "Dreaming in Color: a photographer's love affair with Mexico" both days. On Saturday, best selling Laura Fraser will sign "All Over the Map", her memoir of adventure, romance and creating a home in San Miguel.  Follow directions below or call "The Ranas" at 155 8044. Read Alexis White's splendid article in Friday's Atencion for more seduction!

     Click this attachment: Chili cook off, kick off party.

     La Mezzanine or aka: Bistro by Bobo, Cuna Allende #11 is offering holiday gift certificates. See Bobo. Tell him you are a member.

     Plan for a special-special Christmas Eve at "The Restaurant," Sollano #16. Call for reservations and menu choices: 154-7877 limited seating.

     El Gozo's where Zacateros turns into Ancha de San Antonio. Under new management but still a VIP Club participating restaurant. Good luck to Riche Wullf and thank you Roger.

     Big congrats to VIP Club member Wayne Greenhaw! His latest book, "Fighting the Devil in Dixie," gets published January 1. Wayne, besides being a cracker-jack travel writer and reporter, has been publishing best sellers for 30 years. He was standing up for civil rights in Alabama when it was risky! Just to blow some more smoke . . . Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," has been quoted saying that Wayne is the South's greatest living novelist! Wayne'e on par with the likes of: John Grisham, Anne Rice and Pat Conroy and a slew of other prolific and smooth southern writers. See more at

     A VIP Club Card makes for a great present!

     Where's your card? For easy replacement contact us back here.

    Ask yourself . . . is it a sin to save money? Don't be a chump, get a break, Your Club's participating restaurants and merchants are counting on you to support their business. Show your card and show the colors. Savings guaranteed!

Congrats to Lisa Tyson and Laurie Sanderfer on their recent wedding.

Congrats to John Vogel and Yanira on the birth of handsome Sebastion.

R.I.P. Dorothy Vidargas

R.I.P. Neil Hayes

Members: Please send your prayers and miraculous thoughts in the direction of good-friend and member Mary Marsh!

Thank you for your continuous and loyal support.

Your San Miguel VIP Club

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