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April 19, 2019

3/21/2019 1:24:00 PM
Who in their right mind would drive into Mexico? One guess

So my family had a few days to spend together on my daughter’s final spring break as a high school student.  So of course with our President trying to muddy the waters at the border, where else would we decide to go? Mexico of course.  We have a place that we have been to multiple times where the only route to get there is to drive into Mexico from Arizona.  

Before you start thinking I was putting my family’s life in jeopardy, the spot we stay at is only 90 minutes into Mexico and is in the Mexico/American Free Zone.  That means we don’t have to worry about Pesos or changing out money.

It is amazing there, so close to home (USA) but with the feel of a total different world. An unbelievably slow world that moves at a snail’s pace.  Perfect for an old guy like me.  The weather was great and we had yet another great time.  Oh, and the crossing into and out of Mexico? I bet we spent a combined time (coming and leaving) at the border crossing of 45 seconds.  Must be because we are so honest looking - boy are they fooled.

This week the Chisago Lakes High School will host it’s 50th annual variety show.  This year’s theme will be “History in the Making”.  I have been to every variety show for the last 15 years and they never disappoint.  This year’s show runs tonight through Saturday with all shows beginning at 7 pm at the PAC.   Tickets can be purchased at the door or online on the school’s website.  See you there!

Local businesses, soon you will be contacted from us for the 2019/20 Visitor Guide. This is your chance to get into the most read, most circulated print piece of literature in the county.  The guide is the one-stop, must-have reference tool for every home in the county.  Now is your chance to be added to the book and get your business message out to the public in an attractive manner.  If for some chance you don’t hear from us, by all means give us a call at 651-257-5115 or email us at chisago@citlink.net and we will get you in!

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