When I first came to Ajijic in Feb, I was staying with a gringa friend of 35 years.. I found my own place a couple of weeks ago just around the corner from her in La Floresta. She lost her husband a couple of years ago. As she is somewhat older than me, I check on her every afternoon. Today I came over around three and couldn't get in the house and she was laying on the floor still in her night clothes. I ran back home to get the keys to her house so I could get to her. She had been on the floor since last night. Ended up calling Red Cross and they sent an ambulance. She refused to go to the hospital. It appears she has done something serious to her shoulders. We got her into bed where she is right now. She won't let me clean her up or anything else. I'm staying the night but what do I do now? I don't speak Spanish. Her doctor is Dr. Garcia in Riberas. Does he make house callls? There is no way i'm going to be able to get her in my car as she is in too much pain, She has no family here;; just usless me. I really need advice by tomorrow. Thanks everyone.
Have you tried calling the clinic, I assume that Dr. Garcia is the Garcia from Maskaras Clinic. They are there 24 hours. If you call they may be able to contact him.
I have been told that scorpions won't crawl over sisal rope because of the loose threads. Is this true or has anyone ever tried it? Thanks for your input. Having scorpions about 5 per week after spraying is leading us to try everything we hear about.
Don't know about the sisal rope, never heard that one. When we moved to Chapala from Ajijic we were getting 2 - 3 scorpions a week. Now (knock on wood) only the occasional one outside. What we did was to check every inch of the house for any openings and seal them up, this includes spaces around outlets, under and behind any cabinets. At the bottom of every screen door we put on new bottom door strips. Made sure that all window screens were replaced where needed. We keep nothing close to the house outside since they like to hide under things and be close to the house at night when it gets cooler. If there is a space to get in they will come in at night, so you need to check the entire house. We then used the Ortho home defense and sprayed the house perimeter and also the roof and around skylights. We did this once a week for a month, now we do it every 2 months. I had one last week outside the sunroom door in the early evening, he was trying to find a way in. I always check the ground when I open the doors to go out in the evening just in case.
When you have construction done this will also get them on the move. We have several small animals and were very concerned that one would be stung so we sealed up every opening we could find, including closet areas. You can also use cynoff, its a powder mix made by FMC that you mix in water and spray, this is also very good. You can purchase this at Hara's hardware store, near telmex in Ajijic. She will tell you how to use it in the beginning. We also tried the boric acid trick, but that was not so good.
If you have teja on your roof (terracotta tiles) this is also a haven for them. We had them on our laundry room area and chose to have them taken off.
A group of us were there around 2, and I was terribly disappointed. I went because the ads said it was the ex-chef from Suehiro. The food was not at all like the food I expected, as I am a frequent customer at Suehiro. The sushi was, as you say, Mexican style, just boring skinny rolls with cream cheese, no nigiri at all. Most of the other dishes were fried and nothing was like the non-sushi dishes I eat at Suehiro, they were like something you would get in a "make-believe" Japanese/sushi restaurant at Lakeside or in most of Guadalajara. I did speak to Julio about it and he said next time would be a sit-down meal, not a buffet, but I would check with him about the menu before going again. For the most part, I really like Los Telares and Julio, and the service is usually very good. The setting is beautiful.
Have to agree with you. Four of us arrived around 4PM and there was very little food out. When the food did come out it was not what we were expecting. The salmon teriyaki was good, but the cream cheese was a bit much on the rolls. My husband is Japanese and he spoke to Isao (the chef), a very charming person, so the both of them got the opportunity to speak Japanese. He (Isao) did not want to do a buffet, he wanted to do individual sit down Japanese dishes but apparently the owner did not want that. This was the first time that he has ever done a buffet, and probably the last.
When he comes back in October it will be individual dishes. I am sure that it will be to every ones liking. We are looking forward to his return visit. He also sings pretty good.
Newspapers, towels, cleaning supplies, brooms etc. are all needed.
This is very nice of you to post. The problem that I see is that the pictures are from at least last year or older. There are no pictures of the cats. This site has remained the same for as long as I can remember. This is not helping Anita at all.
If help is needed in bringing this site up to date we would be more than willing to help.