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Susy Wilson

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About Susy Wilson

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  • Birthday 08/12/1956

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    Columbia Gorge,
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    Travel, music, botany, music, geology, music, history, music, cooking, music, animal lover and did I mention music?

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  1. Just sent off birth certificates and marriage license to have Apostiled so we should be good. Thanks for the info πŸ’–
  2. Not going for citizenship....just residency:)
  3. Ok....thanks so much for the info as I am sending them off today
  4. If it were me and it certainly is not, the advantage of learning a new culture and language are huge pluses for a teenager and will expand her mindset incredibly. Life really is so full of changes and helping your child to have the ability to adapt is one of the most important jobs of a parent in my mind. I have always felt that the role of a parent is to prepare a child to stand on their own two feet. Of course there are wonderful teenagers Lakeside just like everywhere else in the world. There are no doubt unsavory characters also just like any American school. Just be vigilant as we must be as parents wherever we raise our children. We moved to a rural area when my oldest daughter started high school and she hated it for a while. Soon she loved living there and is now 34 and thinks it was one of the best decisions we ever made. You just never know how things will work out but sometimes you still need to take that step:)
  5. I thought they were necessary for the visa application? If not that saves me a bunch of time and cash. We would not need them Lakeside for the remainder of the visa process? If not you have made my day Bisbee GalπŸ’–
  6. We are getting the forms we need apostillized for our residency visas and I am wondering if I should get anything else for anything in the future? We are getting our birth certificates and our marriage license done but is there anything we should think about for the future there?
  7. I will want our home painted when we arrive in a couple of weeks but just the interior. Does your painting crew do interior painting and if so by chance would you share your contact info?
  8. We have a home in Joco but are looking for a rental for my daughters family. I sent you a pm:-)
  9. Thank you so much bmh! Just the information I was looking for:-)
  10. We are moving full time Lakeside but have leased an unfurnished 3 bedroom home and won't be bringing any furnishings from NOB. I know there are second hand shops and I will certainly check them out when we arrive mid September but if there are any folks with extra furniture or anyone moving away with furniture they won't be taking we would be very interested. Not looking for any handouts, most happy to pay for comfortable furnishings. Also would appreciate any suggestions of where to find new or custom made furnishings. I think we will rent an airBnB for the first week or so just so we are not trying to live in a home with no furnishings so we will have some time to source the things we need.
  11. How long are the vehicle tabs good for when licensing in South Dakota? In WA state they have to be renewed every year.
  12. We just drove down in December through Nogales and it was very mellow and nothing to worry about. We stayed in Novajoa the first night and Mazatlan the second and rolled into Jocotepec around 1:30 in the afternoon. Use the Mariposa crossing and if you are there when they open you just drive on through. Lots of places for tacos at roadside vendors along the way. Just stay on the toll roads and all will be well:- ) From Mazatlan the drive is really lovely even from Nogales to Mazatlan was very good. Just relax, enjoy the scenery and you will have a wonderful time:-)
  13. In our home in the US we live in a very rural area so thought it would be nice and quiet. Little did we know our closest neighbor loves to shoot guns and at all hours of the day and night. We also have train tracks about 75 yards from our house with loud trains that run at least every 20 minutes. One of the most popular wind surfing spots in the area are past our home on the gravel road and the windsurfers speed by very fast with their music bumping very loud. I was sleep deprived for the first month we lived here more from my dogs barking even more than the other noises. I got a white noise sound machine and we all sleep very well with it. As soon as we turn it on we all go straight to sleep and I think we are trained by that sound to snooze. Now we bring it anywhere we stay over night. I love music festivals and usually camp on the premises and even with a crazy loud party with music in the next camp site I can sleep without hearing a thing. I bought one for our companies night watch man because he was having trouble sleeping in the day with the noise in his apartment building and he sleeps wonderfully now. There are apps for your smart phone and if using that I would suggest an auxiliary blue tooth speaker with it as the phone apps are not that loud with just your phone. There are machines that do this as well. We bought the one we use at Kmart for $17 and have had it for 10 years or so and it runs on regular electricity or on batteries when away from power. There are many kinds and brands. Some just deliver white noise like the sound of a fan or something like that. Many have options for nature sounds like rain, ocean waves or even crickets. We use the rain sound. In the day we keep music going or the TV because my goofy dogs bark at any noise they do not recognize. Here is the one of the loudest ones according to a reviewing web site: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002SMJQT4/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B002SMJQT4&linkCode=as2&tag=bestprodtag68525-20&th=1 This is the one we use: https://www.walmart.com/ip/HoMedics-Soundspa-Relaxation-Sound-Machine-SS-2000/2686012?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=0&adid=22222222227001130636&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=40843989152&wl4=aud-566049426865:pla-78656778392&wl5=9033581&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=8175035&wl11=online&wl12=2686012&wl13=&veh=sem&gclid=Cj0KEQjw3PLnBRCpo8PCoaGM99MBEiQAppRuC_IVdiltLtI_7JHNSu_INP6APFcQu67cfk2SaSgz7FwaAtAs8P8HAQ
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