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  1. 15 hours ago, RickS said:

    Not related to this exactly but.... a couple of weeks ago I received a mailing from the Toll road around Denver. Seems that I was being asked to pay a photo-radar bill. I have/had not been on that toll road. When I called them and they looked at the photo of the scofflaw, it was a Mitsubishi car. I don't own a Mitsubishi.  Sorry they said and took it off my records. 


    I was on that same toll road several times a few months ago, driving my Jalisco plated SUV. I wonder where they mailed my bill too? 

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  2. Thanks for the replies to my OP. My husband saw Dr Gonzales Ross yesterday (yes, he's the young one) and had a steroid injection. We now have a long term treatment plan with the doctor. When I made the appointment, I simply asked for the spine surgeon, no problem. Appreciate all the responses. 

  3. It's definitely on colon. While waiting for my cocktail I walked a few short steps up to the atm at Bancomer. Twelve of us ate their on Wednesday and were very pleased. Yes it's pricey, but the whole experience was worth it. The food was fabulous, try the French onion soup! They open at 3 pm, don't know what time they close. 

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  4. Ate lunch there the other day. Very dissatisfied. We started with nachos before deciding on our meals. I took one bite and couldn't believe they had just served us a plate of ICE COLD beans and cheeze whiz!

    Not room temerature either, but refrigerator cold. We paid the bill and left without ordering anything else. The waiter was very nice so we left him a nice tip, but we did explain the problem and we heard him telling the kitchen staff that our food was muy frio and no Bueno. 


  5. I went to Walmart this morning and when I returned to my car it wouldn't start. The gear shift was stuck and I couldn't get in gear so nothing happened. In mere seconds a guy appeared saying he was a mechanic and had his tools with him, he could fix it. I said he could take a look. He popped the hood, then crawled under and announced I had a broken cable, he could fix it. I decided to go ahead since he quoted 350 pesos. Five minutes later I was on my way.

    Does anybody know this guy? He claims to have been "working" the Walmart parking lot for 12 years. Is he legit and saved me from being towed to a mechanic, or did he rig it while I was in the store? 

    I've lived here 15 years and thought I knew every scam. 

  6. We bought one from Amazon a few years ago and it's a lifesaver. It sits in the sun to charge itself, then you can bring it in and plug it into your phone. Neither you or your phone need to be out in the sun. It also charges the normal way, plugged into a regular charger, and when fully charged you can charge three more phones at once. We take it up north when we go camping and often have no electric hookups for our RV. We've also used it down here when we've had lengthy power outages. 

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  7. Most people driving up with dogs will stay at Las Palmas in Matehaula. Very pet friendly and the covered carport is right in front of your door. Nice restaurant and a Walmart nearby in case you forgot something, which it doesn't sound like you will. 

    We used to travel in an RV and it was so common for RVers to get robbed in Monclova that all the travel blogs posted dire warnings against driving through there, and NEVER to spend the night there, even at a motel.

    Matehaula is a nice drive from lakeside and from there we made it to Piedras Negra the next afternoon to cross, but nowadays we go to Laredo to cross. 

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  8. It's one of the controlled drugs, meaning you must have a prescription. The pharmacist is required to stamp the back of the prescription, have you sign it, and they keep it. So for refills you have to come in everytime with a new prescription. 

  9. Been in your shoes and did a lot of research. Everyone telling you it's illegal is correct. Even small trips locally can be dangerous. If a bicycle zips in front of you and he's injured or worse, his family will own you, after jail time that is. Don't believe insurance companies that tell you they'll cover you, they won't. We parked our car for a year before finally paying for the import. There are people here who will legitimately do it for you by driving your car to the border and handling the paperwork. When Permanente became the hot thing a few years ago, this very subject was covered on this board ad nauseum. Make it legal or return it north and buy one down here. It's black and white, no gray area. 

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