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  1. And how is this Christina's fault? The OP has his prescription and only needs frames. This place used to have Dr. Salvadore there until he went to Guadalajara to further his education. He is now on Hidalgo 2 doors west of the plaza in Ajijic. I've had the same excellent prescription for 10 years and the frames are still good, all from these people.
  2. I had to laugh at the OP. The public here are the health and safety inspectors. A business that makes people sick is quickly shunned and goes out of business. The OP assumes that regulations make things safe--not. They are there as a way to control the little guys and create a cash flow. When you actually look at the infrastructure in the USA for checking our food supply you will find it under funded and lax about the basic commodities coming into the country. This pandemic has brought out the worst in squeamish people , I know because I used to be one of them, but I grew up. The health problems here in Mexico aren't caused by home made foods, but nice clean poisonous processed foods and sodas. If something doesn't seem right to you just don't buy it/eat it, but don't lay that trip on the rest of us. The last thing we want is for Mexico to become more like the USA. I agree with Pedro---did I just say that?
  3. So why are you sticking your nose where it doesn't belong again? Second time in as many days that you feel impelled to post from your self-centered viewpoint that makes you look like a jerk. Say it forget it, write it regret it. This type of announcement is allowed, its been gone over many times, so get a life....
  4. There has been many alcohol poisonings in Ajijic over the last few days. Our neighbors are having a wake for a young man, 25 who ingested it. Another neighbor's brother, an older man is hospitalized. There's a wake 2 blocks over for another victim, a young woman. So far I've heard of 9....
  5. I mix the cheap sealant from walmart with Resistol , a white glue that can be bought in flakes and polvito de marmol, powdered marble. It gets down and seals all the tiny cracks. Also use this formula---minus the marmol-- as a base coat to cover up any dark colors before painting....
  6. The Guadalajara reporter emailed me after this posting and said he never received the obit, so I forwarded it to him and its in this week's paper. Many thanks to all who responded. theguadalajarareporter.net/index.php/news/news/obituaries/55191-obituaries-may-09-2020
  7. So glad you shared those memories of a fine man and how his life affected some many people. Rest in Peace, Ted.
  8. And where are people who are stuck here supposed to go? What a nasty thing to say to someone who has suffered such a calamity. Both of you posters should be ashamed. What makes you so self-righteous that you feel you have to post to pile onto someone's misery? Okay, you may feel that way and it is your right,but to post makes me feel sick....this is a time for compassion, not vilification .
  9. that's okay info, but as soon as I can I will be going back to Telmex. The unreliability of the phone is a deal killer for me. It was especially hard when my husband was dying and waiting for the Doctora to call and it's dropping the calls. this last week I missed more than a dozen calls when I was right next to the phone....
  10. His beans are sold at Black & White Coffee on the Ajijic Plaza by the cup or bag.....
  11. I thought that was my problem too. I went to Ilox yesterday and they said it would be up in a few hours. When it was still not up this morning I returned. When she ran my account info she said that i had been terminated for nonpayment! I paid for a year in advance about a year and a half ago. They never sent me even an email bill, always 0000. Seems crazy to turn off paying customers without notice.....
  12. I was waiting for the Guadalajara Reporter to publish the obituary that I submitted more than a month ago,but still nothing so here it goes.....My husband, Michael Robbins died on March 2 at home in his own bed under his own terms with me by his side. He had caught Hep B and C in Mexico 55 years ago and at 81 it led to conjestive heart failure which is an easier and less painful way to go. He had no regrets, a long and productive life. He was born on March 13, 1938 in LA and his grandfather owned movie theaters--the Loma. Linda, Midway and Variety--so he went whenever he could. His Dad died when he was 13 and he channelled his energy into becoming a gymnast. He was LA Champion of 1955 and spent all of his summers working out at Muscle Beach 6-8 hours a day. He was the first person to receive a full scholarship to UC-Berkeley in that sport and went on to become a National Champion. It was there that he met his first wife, Mary Lawrence while teaching trampoline. He became part of Berkeley royalty as her father was the Nobel Physicist E.O. Lawrence. After their marriage broke up he lived in Mexico for 5 years part of which he taught psychology at Blake College in Valle de Bravo. On returning to California he became interested in other classical musics and realized that he would have to go to India to learn seriously. He spent 7 years in Calcutta learning from Pundits Radhika Mohan Maitre and Jnan Prakash Ghosh sarode and tabla and making his musical debut at Calcutta's largest music hall, the Mahajati Sadan in 1979. He taught hundreds of students in California and performed there until 2000 when he moved permanently to lakeside with his wife, Nancy. They continued teaching and performing all over Mexico and built their homebase on the plaza Ajijic in 2012 by creating "Jasmine's Classic India" a restaurant and performance venue. This was a place that he, his students and visiting artists could perform and he enjoyed it all. He is survived by his wife, accompanyist and best friend, Nancy and their 2 daughters, Dr Papagena Robbins , a professor of documentary film in Montreal and Renee Strain, a MPA in San Francisco along with her husband, Jerome, kids Jasmine, 13, Jeremiah, 10 and Genevieve,7. His eldest daughter, Kalyani Robbins is a law professor at Loyola in Chicago and has 2 boys Skyler, 14 and Maxfield ,10. They all love Mexico and have visited in the last year. Michael will be greatly missed, especially by his family and students . A Lot of knowledge went with him and he will be missed by all who had a lively discussion with him on the plaza.
  13. one of the qualities of Vit C is that it strengthens cell walls. Virus need to use the reproductive apparatus of the cell to replicate so if the cell walls are tight it can't get in. the FDA and the CDC were bought off years ago by big pharma so we all have to bring our own expertise to the problems today. by suggesting that people shouldn't take preventive measures and only entrust themselves to the medical establishment makes you a dangerous fool. the germs are around us all the time, its our immune system that keeps us well. sunlight, clean air, exercise, less stress, good food and supplements if we need them are necessary for good health. as a society we have turned to little sunlight, polluted air, little exercise, constant stress, GMO and microwaved foods and pharmaceuticals that mask symptoms instead of addressing deficiencies. we all have to wake up and take back our individual responsibility for our own bodies. and by the way, Linus Paulings work was not debunked, it is more valid today than at any time before.
  14. a third thumbs up. I've used him many times and he does a good, fast , inexpensive job. I have to call him this week as our avocado tree has put out roots that buckled the tiles on our walkway. We dug it up and found that the big roots had crushed the drain pipe from the casita. We'll continue digging ,but Jose Luis will get to reroute the drain....
  15. Locally go to El Gordo Polleria on the Carretera in Ajijic a few doors west of Colon. They have the same supplier as Puritan and Flavio will ground chicken to order and he speaks english....
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