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Old 01-09-2013, 10:04 AM   #12061
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tft: totally possible but I don't think that "reasonable" is a word that could be reasonably used on this thread. These guys tend to go for the gusto... !
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:12 AM   #12062
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Fund for Dona Sara

Bob, Trice, PJ, mark883, Ace and all of you guys who have stepped up I have updated all of my PP info and evidently it is as simple, if you have a PP account, as going to your PP account page, click on send money and enter my email address that is linked to my PP account and an amount in USD. The money will go into my PP account and I will make an ATM withdrawal from my bank account and give Sara the cash at my last class on Friday. If any of you know better than this let me know and I will correct accordingly. I can't wait to take her picture on Friday and post it here.

Muchas gracias a todos. Muy generoso!

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Old 01-09-2013, 12:45 PM   #12063
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Send as a gift, so he doesn't get hit with higher paypal fees.

Also, RMO, when completed, you may want to remove your email address so the spambots don't get it.
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:50 PM   #12064
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Thanks for the info
It will be sometime in 2014. I have started looking into the gap crossing and it looks like it will be interesting to say the least. I have had concers about Guatemala among other things. I want to experience Mexico but obviously I will have to move quickly. I was hoping to find a route that would be beautiful and allow me to experience the culture but could also get me through at a reasonable speed.

Since you're in Austin, you have plenty of time to make practice runs into Mexico.
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Old 01-09-2013, 01:44 PM   #12065
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Bob, Trice, PJ, mark883, Ace and all of you guys who have stepped up I have updated all of my PP info and evidently it is as simple, if you have a PP account, as going to your PP account page, click on send money and enter my email address that is linked to my PP account and an amount in USD. The money will go into my PP account and I will make an ATM withdrawal from my bank account and give Sara the cash at my last class on Friday. If any of you know better than this let me know and I will correct accordingly. I can't wait to take her picture on Friday and post it here.

Muchas gracias a todos. Muy generoso!

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David,
I just sent some funds. Its not a lot, but if a bunch of us chip in it'll help Sara. Thanks for doing this. It's too bad, but are scumbags everywhere.
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:09 PM   #12066
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spanish language schools

Whilst I was thinking about this; Mrs. Ace and I will be in Puerto Vallarta for two weeks pretty soon and while she's laying on the beach reading, I thought I might do something productive. To that end does anyone know of any language schools. We'll be staying in the old part of PV in what's known as the Zona Romantica. I usually spend my time down there walking around the city or sometimes rent a scooter. This time I might exercise some brain cells.
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:21 PM   #12067
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Bob, Trice, PJ, mark883, Ace and all of you guys who have stepped up I have updated all of my PP info and evidently it is as simple, if you have a PP account, as going to your PP account page, click on send money and enter my email address that is linked to my PP account and an amount in USD. The money will go into my PP account and I will make an ATM withdrawal from my bank account and give Sara the cash at my last class on Friday. If any of you know better than this let me know and I will correct accordingly. I can't wait to take her picture on Friday and post it here.

Muchas gracias a todos. Muy generoso!

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RMO. Good Karma funds for the Dona Sara fund have been deposited in your paypal account. Jick
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:11 PM   #12068
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PayPal sent to you David, for Sara.
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:35 PM   #12069
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:26 PM   #12070
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Thanks to all who have contributed. You are an amazing group... and have paid it forward for Mexican/US relationships.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:39 PM   #12071
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Tulsa, 8 days into the year, 8 murders.

Is Tulsa safe?
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:43 PM   #12072
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Arrived in Creel this afternoon. Any other ADV people in town? I'm staying at the Margarita Hotel.

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Old 01-09-2013, 07:01 PM   #12073
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Tulsa, 8 days into the year, 8 murders.

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I was think of riding up through there this spring. Now.............?
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:11 PM   #12074
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I was think of riding up through there this spring. Now.............?
It's ok. We have an open carry law now. Strap one on and rub dirt on your face. No one will test you.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:02 PM   #12075
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Dona Sara Fund

Thanks to all, most recently Steve in Cuernavac, who has never met me or Dona Sara but he reached out most generously. Don't call me a wus but this brought tears to my eyes. It bespeaks of the culture I have found here in Mexico and is, I think, a reflection of the attitudes of those of you who call this place home. I salute all of you.
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