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  1. I've found between Google, Amazon, E-bay and YouTube, you can find parts and instructions on how to repair almost anything. If you can find the parts and get them shipped in, you can always find someone here to do the work.
  2. Just watching TV at 3am. There is snow in some parts of the US. Isn't it great that we can bitch about the SNOWBIRDS instead of the SNOW....... I'll put up with snowbirds in exchange for the weather any day
  3. I lived on Hildago, just a couple of houses from 6 corners. parking was always at a premium. There was a family that owned a bodega across the street and we had a deal. They parked their truck in front of my garage. If I wanted out I just walked across the street and they would back the truck out, I'd get out and tell them roughly how long I'd be gone. When I came back, I'd beep the horn and he'd move the truck, I'd get in the garage and he'd park in front of the doors again. It worked great. He had a guaranteed parking spot and I knew who was parked there. The kids played soccer in the street and they'd kick the ball over the wall. I'd let them in to get the ball and if it was in one of the trees, go get a pole to get it out. They were always polite and always said thanks. In a year, I never had any problems at all. About 6 months after I left, the people that rented it next saw me and were bitching and moaning about the neighborhood. He had called the cops several times about people parking in front of the garage and he said he had a big collection of soccer balls. They had been robbed twice and were very unhappy. I never had any of those problems. The kids stood guard while I was gone. They knew that I was a good guy that always got their ball back. Being a good neighbor works almost everywhere in the world, including Mexico.
  4. I do auditing of apartment rates in the US over the net. Most apartments (2 br) charge $45-65 a month for water, sewer, trash. Electrical will average $100-200 a month depending on climate and type of stove. I hear these prices and just cringe. My average electrical bill per YEAR is around $200US. Electricity may be "expensive" in MX, but you use a lot less because of the climate
  5. I went to dinner the other night and noticed that the prices were up about 10%. When the bill came, I noticed that I got the old price. When I asked the owner, he winked and said "Snowbird prices". And, no, I'm not going to tell you where this happened.......
  6. They do help support the economy, although not as much as in the past. More than anything else, they bring new topics of conversation. I dearly love listening to them bitch about things NOB
  7. As long as they bring lots of money to support the local economy, I'll just wear earplugs and smile. Snowbirds are like boats. Two good days. They day they arrive and the day they leave.
  8. I left Salvadors this morning headed home. I have to turn left onto the Carreterra. Since the cross road is wide there, I pull up into the center and put on my blinker. That way, there is enough room for someone turning right to get by me on the right and a full lane on the left for people turning in. Traffic is heavy and a guy is on my right trying to turn right. There is still a full lane to my left. Suddenly, I look up and a woman in a land yacht is turning left off the Carreterra headed directly at both of us. Where she thought she was going was beyond me, there was plenty of room to my left. Now, she has a mini gridlock going on, blocking everyone in all directions I backed up and let her in. When she passed, I checked the tag. Yep, a Snowbird. I do hope she brought plenty of money to spend and improve the economy.........
  9. I did a survey on motorcycles and found that 7 out of 8 do not wear helmets unless it is raining. I watched a guy and gal where the gal was on the back, carrying a helmet.
  10. Peachtree City, Ga was set up for golf carts. You weren't supposed to drive on the regular roads but you could go anywhere on golf cart trails. Only place I ever saw
  11. They use dynamic within a certain range. It shouldn't be noticeable to your computer system
  12. Pete, you are basically right, but....... It will change if you disconnect or if TelMex drops out. My lightning station and router never cut off but the IP has been changing recently so TelMex must be dropping out
  13. Ally Bank refunds all fees from any ATM and doesn't care where you withdraw. I do have a US address that I use.
  14. Look for a job on the internet. I've been here 9 years and always had a job of some kind on the internet. Anything that you can do sitting at a desk with a computer can be done anywhere in the world now.
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