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solajijic last won the day on August 21 2018

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About solajijic

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    Ajijic (2004)
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    "..be careful. The line is likely to be very clear after you've crossed it."

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  1. Never. That is my car for when I am 80.
  2. Anyone know who was driving this around Ajijic this morning. Baby blue.
  3. We are very pleased with our construction crew. However they do not do the fine details inside that I need to have to finish. Paint lines are crooked..etc... So if you know of a finish crew for some surface concrete work, painting, and door installation please send me their info. I know everyone is busy but maybe someone's timing is off on their project. THanks.
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    ATM card

    Open one or two savings accounts connected to your checking account and get debit cards for checking account, Savings 1 and Savings 2. Then transfer between them. If one card gets eaten you have two remaining.
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    Neighbor Rancor .. So Typical

    Two pregnant cats. For shame.
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    To communicate with Municipality

    I prefer the Spanish Facebook page. Everything gets put on there quickly.
  7. We love watching the shipping lanes in Manzanillo because my husband childhood neighbor Steinbrenner owned shipping company and he got all the neighbor boys their maritime cards and jobs on the ships for a few weeks each summer. We have stayed at the Pink Posada (charmingly retro) and just to the north at a private condo complex. Beach and cards all day long. OR try Melaque try the Posada Pablo www.posadapablodetarso.com 3153555707 o 3555717.
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    Angel Chimes

    It is time to get it out of the box. We are not decorating this year but this is always a favorite. Husbands when he was just a wee one. Thanks for the reminder.
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    Help: Anxiety

    Get on some of the Facebook pages for Guadalajara if you aren't already. MexPATS Guadalajara is a good one. There are several Facebook pages for expat medical students and their spouses. I have seen these issues discussed on those pages. Even the Indian technology worker Facebook pages mention the problem.
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    Aguinaldo & vacation pay for irregular pay

    Just a suggestion. We pay Aguinaldo, of course, but we also yearly bonus/holiday gift our workers and do that as a New Year gift. We found early on that they often used all available cash for the holidays and then when water bills and taxes hit in January they were strapped financially and couldn't take advantage of the discounts. Now we separate the payments and pay Aguinaldo on Dec 5 then pay their yearly bonus on January 6. And we pay vacation time the 3rd night of San Andres festival in November. So essentially there are hunks coming their way November, December and January. I also might note we contract our employees and they know this from day one AND we never lend money. We have gifted some, but we never ever lend it. Happy holidays.
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    The Maskaras crew have tried this hospital thing 3 times. The idea that they are looking for shops makes me think it might not be quite what they proposed it to be. Professionals would have all that space contracted to appropriate vendors and service providers long before 60 days before they say it will open. We will see.
  12. We have built several interior curtain walls from wood and drywall. We also haven't had termites at our closet doors or furniture in the village.. A house we are rermodeling which is near vacant land has had termites. So maybe its more location.
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    Seguro Popular Registration

    I listened to it too. Painted a nice picture. Mexico can always hope. Castro comparison is apt. Personally I am left with the general feeling that Mexico for Mexicans will find the rules for US immigrants tightened without access to nationalized health options possibly even proof of health insurance, some larger financial requirements, no vehicles on temporals, maybe a property tax differentiation or a yearly fee like coastal properties along with a rental tax requirement. The upshot is I think some residency changes will be coming.
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    Seguro Popular Registration

    There is so much possibility for significant changes to those programs with the new national administration coming on board. I wouldn't jump from or to anything new at this point.
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    Where to by 2019 Calader's

    Do those calendars go Sunday to Saturday, or Mexican style Monday to Sunday?