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Dec 28, 2018 - Trip to Mexico Again

We went back to Mexico today. I had a tooth that cracked and needed a filling. I got it fixed in a few minutes for $50 and was out the door ready to shop. :-) We went to Linda’s Pharmacy and stocked up on our meds, I bought a year’s supply for 1/10 of the cost in the United States, for the exact medication. After the two chores were finished, we walked and shopped till we dropped. I love the jewelry in Mexico, I bought a beautiful turquoise necklace and earrings for only $15. I had to hold off buying a lot more, they have such great deals....

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Feb 9, 2018 - Visiting South of the Border

Friday we went with another couple to Mexico to visit the city of Nuevo Progreso in the State of Tamaulipas. We drove to the US Mexican Border where we parked on the US side and walked over the International Bridge. We put 50 cents in the turn style and off we went to Mexico. It only costs 25 cents to get back in the US. This tiny border town draws tourists for its artistry, good food, pharmacies and numerous dental offices. Spending a few hours walking around was quite an experience. Every other store front seemed to be a dental office...

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Feb 18, 2008 - Presidents Day

Hi All, Cool here today, high only 70. This weekend there was a rock show our rock club put on. Lots of neat items, some for sale and some for display. Lots of ideas that can be made from rocks. Yesterday was a trip south of the boarder with the Mantas. We went to Progreso Mexico. There is a parking lot at the boarder and then walk across the bridge. Going across you just walk across with a $.25 fee and $.30 to get back. Coming back they check passports with a scan and your back. Lots of nice things, we watched a painter paint a vase with...

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