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rvanparys

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  1. I highly recommend S&S for your auto needs... I have purchased 3 cars from Spencer in three years... Service after the sale is outstanding!!!
  2. Ditto BUT: Make sure that they write down each and every item you wish fixed. They missed my side mirror in their notes and I specifically pointed it out to the lady... She said:" You can have it fixed the next time". Which I am sure will be true...
  3. If interested visit insidelakeside.com and pledge 1000 pesos...(cost to redo one bench)...
  4. Several funeral homes in Chapala are offering substantial cremation discounts to members of the American Legion and their dependents...
  5. DHL is on the carraterra mountainside, just west of Colon... Handy Mail sends FedEx...
  6. Your best bet is DHL or FedEx for fastest delivery...but it will cost ya...
  7. When communicating with Amazon it might be wise to include the order number so that they can trace to whom the delivery was given...
  8. Gringal: You are correct for HOAs NOB... Here it is a different story... We recently had a neighbor move and the realtor requested a letter from the managing committee that dues were paid up...This would be great question for Spencer McM....
  9. If I recall, the peso takes a dip this time of the year... Normally this is in Dec... but maybe the political events are rushing the down turn...
  10. TomGates: Bring your own toilet seat to the rest area just past Mex customs... They did have TP however...
  11. Cedros: We were on 85 on the outskirts of Monterrey...
  12. This is an improvement to the area... I think we all will appreciate that!!!!!!!
  13. Well, every board has a spoilsport!
  14. Beware of Monterrey! We came through last month and it took 4 hrs to go 5km! Construction has closed down two lanes... It may be better now but check if you come this way...
  15. Many of us appreciate the comments which show that there is life after Superlake... I wish Pancho well in his endeavor and I will certainly be visiting his store...
  16. Spencer: Another outstanding public service... Muchas Gracias!
  17. If the outlet is 2" do not flush toilet paper... 4" no problemo!
  18. I rarely walk barefooted as we have scorpions from time to time...I find it difficult to believe that you can have a repoured floor that is even enough for wood... An uneven base will cause you grief later on... The comment above about lack of square walls is spot on...
  19. One important aspect to many of us here is the availability of doctors and specialists... Because of the increasing size of the local aging population, many specialists come to the north side on a weekly basis... We have one new hospital scheduled to open early next year and another in the works... The downside of living on the south side is the distance to Guadalajara for medical treatment.... This is important as one ages...
  20. Wood floors are a disaster waiting to happen... Stick with tile. A compromise would be tiles that look like wood flooring...
  21. I live in Rancho del Oro... CFE bills come to the house but not on a regular basis. Also, the variance in billing suggests that CFE sometimes estimates our bill...
  22. Crossing at Columbia bridge north of Laredo is a snap... Normally no lines... Coming from the north, it is actually easier to get to...
  23. Quality Management has provided us with outstanding service and our predecessor for over 10 years... 766-1670 ask for Becky...
  24. I would suggest a longer stay if possible... Bring comfortable walking shoes as the streets here are treacherous...
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