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  1. 💥💥 4 July 2020 💥💥Happy America Day too!
  2. I would think keeping some kind of US residential address (could be a kid), not telling the company of relocation plans.
  3. 1. You live in Mexico. Citizens are not molly coddled. 2. Dengue has been at epidemic levels for a couple of years. 3. Locals cannot afford bug spray.
  4. We have had excellent service from Strom-White. Packed on day 1 and received our goods on day 25.
  5. It is the farthest from centro. I think it went east.
  6. I just let Garmin guide me. Going north, I just went straight thru town. Going south, I took the 3rd Periferico.
  7. Just crossed at Columbia Bridge yesterday(south bound) and no restrictions. Not a lot of traffic on a Sunday and did the Zacatecas-Aguascalientes route in record time, 9 hrs 50 minutes.
  8. There is a great selection of US microbrews at La Casita Deli in Guadalajara.
  9. The architect Jaime Hernandez can do this. He did mine. Not sure of his contact info but his brother owns Hernandez Real Estate.
  10. The ajijicweather is in Rancho Del Oro. I just got back in town and there was 5.5 inches in my rain gauge and we are in Ajijic Centro
  11. I have always like Lupita's, just east of Colon on the Carretera in Ajijic.
  12. Waze and Garmin will route you thru Aguascalientas and Zacatecas if you set the destination as Laredo/Columbia Bridge. If you want to go via Matehuala, set the destination as Matehuala and once there, change it to Laredo. I took the Agua/Zac route this past April and it was easy and cheaper. Don't know if that RR crossing has been fixed on the bypass of Lagos. Ditto on the Microliberamento.
  13. The homes in the Ajijic village, lakeside of carretera, haven’t been without water during the 15 years we have owned there. (knock wood) Just as a statistic in the water table discussion.
  14. I have had US Dish for more than several years. Large 8' dish pointing SW at Sat 119 and a smaller dish pointing SE at whatever satellite Dish Mexico uses. When rain interrupts 119, it automatically switches to the smaller dish for uninterrupted viewing. It has been a bit over $100/mo with DVR. I have used CP Elect in Guadalajara.
  15. We have been happy with the butter sold at Costco, especially the unsalted.
  16. Happy, That looks like it was grilled over charcoal or wood?
  17. Costco usually has NZ boneless leg and racks
  18. Just trying to boost the economy kam. People need work. Lighten up.
  19. Passing over the Periferico and exiting right at the first exit. Make sure you are in the right lane as you approach as the exit is just past the Periferico.
  20. There is a really good store with good prices. Lots of local lighting shops buy from them and mark up. Take Lazaro Cardenas west, past Costco, like you were headed to PV. Take the first exit just pass the Periferico and turn right at the light. It is about 3K on the left.
  21. The hand made products at Las Telares (?sp) should fill the bill. Turn L on Indepencia from Colon, in Ajijic centro.
  22. Electric and telephone/internet outages - desde 16 Septiembre 1920.
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