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  1. The last time I ate at Tango's, the rib eye was a gristly, inedible mess. Tony's has other steaks, listed as "national". Any opinions on those? They are much more in the normal price ranges.
  2. They occasionally sold gourmet Fritos also. Not consistently.
  3. Gourmet Garage is moving to the Centro Laguna Mall. A much smaller location.
  4. Sea

    "Good" Vanilla

    Costco vets most of the products they carry very carefully. Vanilla is one. (Olive oil is another). Hola Market probably carries it if you don't shop at Costco.
  5. When Jimmy's death was announced on his website, his dogs were included. “Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs."
  6. https://apnews.com/article/fact-check-study-ventilators-covid-deaths-775866708011
  7. I had trouble with the English option on the main number for repair and technical help. After a lot of trouble, I tried the English option and #1 which is for account service (I think). There was an English speaker there. He took all the info and assisted me with the repair. He said it was fine to use that option for an English speaker/technical assistance. They handle the same thing. When TotalPlay has no English speaker available, they generally don't answer the call or transfer. When you are further down the help tree and have someone helping you, don't let them transfer the call to an English speaker, which seems to be the company policy. It won't turn out well.
  8. Hola is bringing the vegetables in from abastos in Guadalajara, which will be better than Costco's.
  9. If you need help setting up the Firestick the first time and figuring out/loading all the free streaming apps, Rich Guarino is highly recommended on this forum and Facebook. He takes all the time you need to explain how the streaming apps work and customizes it to your preferences. Rich Guarino 33 205 123 98 cell and what's app Facebook: Rich Richie Richg359@gmail.com As an over-the-top personal endorsement, he helped me find Hudson and Rex without being judgy. How special is that?
  10. Dra. Martha Ballesteros Franco. 333 408 0951 Speaks English. She's on WhatsApp also. She comes to Lakeside on Thursdays for office calls. Dra Martha is an excellent caring doctor.
  11. This is the best upload I've ever seen. I was at 51. last July. I have to say the TP modem has the worst fall-off I've ever seen. I had to switch to ethernet because I was losing over 100 Mbps on a clear line of sight, about 20 feet. They claimed it was normal and my room dynamics and computers and blah blah mercury was probably retrograde. Everything except their lousy modem. Sorry, John. I had an opportunity to rant and ran with it. You are the expert here, so I don't have to be one to break it to you that there is something seriously wrong with that upload number. Their repair guys are pretty good. I'd try to get them out and see if they can come up with anything. I can PM you on how to tell tiny white lies to big companies if you need help. 😇😁
  12. I am so sorry to hear that your baby will be leaving you. I learned about this vet recently. He's very engaging with new animals, such as mine have been to him. Ha's already been to my house several times, very willing and comfortable with that. He offered, I didn't even need to ask. Dr. Marcos. I would not hesitate to tell him what you need, even over the phone to make arrangements. An office visit might be unnecessary stress at this point. Dr, Marcos Cobian Hernandez CAN & CATS Clinica Veternario 52 33 2459 6018 office 52 33 2225 8425 emergencies Libertad 247-A, 45922 San Antonio Tlayacapan, Jal., Mexico San Antonio Tlayacapan, Jal.
  13. The number of scorpions you see around here is highly dependent on where you live. People in towns with lots of traffic, vibration from that, noise, etc won't see as many scorpions as someone who lives around fields and quiet dark places for them to hide. I live on the edge of San Antonio with fields around. Scorpions hold fiestas and pilgrimages into houses every time the weather changes. I have to spray the house every few months. One of my gardens is red rock.I think it's safe to assume there might be a scorp under rocks or behind pictures or rugs, if you don't like surprises. I never go barefoot either.
  14. I have used Manny Castaneda for many years. Highly recommended. Call or what's app: 52 33 2203 0695
  15. I think the issue is they have a very thin line of English speakers. We're lucky that they offer as much as they do, but basically, there is one phone message in English, which moves you to the one section of English speakers for basic issues, unless they cut you off because there is no one there. Then all other levels of service don't have English speakers. And it seems like the written instructions for everyone who discovers you speak English is to route you back to that first group of English speakers, even if you ask them not to. Then, most of the time, the call transfer times out and you will be cut off. But they are all so nice and want to help so much. It's kind of like having puppies charm you to death. But make a report and they will have someone out within a few hours, even on Sunday. As opposed to Telmex which just wants to tear out your crappy service that doesn't work and they inexplicably won't fix it. Try to make them.
  16. I couldn't get my Total Play name corrected either. They reversed my middle and last name. Some, or a lot, of software, sets your account name as your account.. umm... thingie (insert imaginary correct technical term). Necessary because to cancel it, they have to cancel your entire account and bring it in again. It might be that way for TotalPlay since we all seem to run into the same problem.
  17. I went there on Buen Fin one year and was shocked. It looked like the whole store was on sale. Great prices too. That's something to keep in mind.
  18. Another referral for Tio Sam's stove/range repair. I had a 15 year old Smeg that I bought from them. I put up up with a small irritating problem for years, oven not lighting automatically. Made the appointment through Tio Sam, which I didn't know they did when the appliance was years out of warranty. They made the repair. Said they'd get the part from Italy if they had to order it, which turned out not to be necessary. It's not technically an antique, but it's one of those things that will run forever, while quietly deteriorating. THEN, they said they could refurbish the whole thing. Cleaning and whatever ,,, /waves hand airily. When your appliance is called Smeg, you don't ask too many questions. So I made another appointment for that. They came back promptly. Got the whole thing running like new. Totally recommend the professionalism, knowledge... everything about the service.
  19. I do not require your validation or approval. I do not require your guidance, direction, or legal advice. I don't owe you this but to indicate how wretched your post and its judgments are, I am scheduling a meeting with my maid's family and legal advice so she and I can sort this out in the best way for her. Because it's the new mandatory law that we will live under that we found out about two days ago. You are posting arguments you are having with yourself in your head with imaginary people. Who you imagine dislike you apparently. Who need to be told about their moral failings and hypocrisy. You are positing imaginary villains, trying to insult them, and refuting them. I don't know if troll is technically accurate, but it works. I shall return to my golf and bridge.
  20. Thanks. I was trying formulate a response or comment and couldn't. There is no place to take this discussion. You nailed it.
  21. Why are you attacking us? You posted valuable info about the change in the law that I at least didn't know. Thank you. I have a lot to process and check out. Can't speak for others. Are you going to attack everyone who posts here? What's your agenda? You've made patronizing and judgy conclusions about other people's motives and possible actions that I know for a fact are not true. People are just trying to do their best in their own way. I would like to keep this thread open so we process and add to it. Your last post to Ferret is offensive. Also I don't see any constructive points that you're making now, beyond venting whatever your problems are with people here.
  22. My own thought was that this was someone who had posted on the forum before. Unusually combative and confident for a new comer, but I stay out of the forum wars by choice (well before this post) and don't recognize styles, etc. Curious what is misogynistic about Natasha's post? And now that I'm ignoring my own very good advice about staying out of "forum wars"... please explain your understanding of cultural appropriation as it applies to this topic?
  23. Many women in this work class are part time employees. In my employee's case, 12 hours per week with no other employers. What kind of benefits would she expect from being enrolled in the program? Full medical benefits? Or prorated in some way? Pension if it is covered.
  24. The IMSS website that tells house workers their rights says the program is voluntary. Also that pension's are not included. What is your source for your information? You cited "DOF". Please provide link. https://imss.gob.mx/personas-trabajadoras-hogar The IMSS locally is not a panacea for maids. My maid wouldn't use it even if there were no obstacles or issues because there is no local medical services, even for emergencies.
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