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by Philipc4u59
Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: LEY # 28683
Replies: 18
Views: 1706

Re: LEY # 28683

My comments and post are about my observations of an INCIDENT happening in Peru.
I usually don´t use these lines, but would like to do so if needed.

Philip :roll:
PS ' yes, I have been blessed with a strong physical pressence
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Moving my windsor house to peru...?
Replies: 3
Views: 633

Re: Moving my windsor house to peru...?

I would like to see the poster divulge more info; as SPAM is definitely a possibility.

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: SALSA CLASSES IN LIMA?
Replies: 5
Views: 2702

Re: SALSA CLASSES IN LIMA?

Anyone UPSET, about the title in all CAPS???
Personally, I like the caps & may apply for a patent!!!
Vote in the Poll post in Conversations that the forum rules on CAPS is "invalid"; or this will be out-lawed.

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Personality or Cultural?
Replies: 24
Views: 2722

Re: Personality or Cultural?

Yes, BBB; you have a good memory! I find that my Peruvian wife & other Peruvian women; are very jealous of successful American men. Possibly they are THREATENED; that the man will be "enticed" by someone else. Jealousy & lack of trust are CANCERS of any relationship; avoid these mi...
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: LEY # 28683
Replies: 18
Views: 1706

Re: LEY # 28683

IMO, I an NOT breaching the rules of this forum - or I would have been reprimanded or banned. I try to bring to the attention of other expats; experiences that I "live & observe" here in Peru. I don't see much (if any value) to your comments; but you are welcome to voice them. Philip :...
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 29, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Personality or Cultural?
Replies: 24
Views: 2722

Re: Personality or Cultural?

BBB, While it is tintalating reading for expats, your situation is at a cross-roads and SERIOUS! As a former trained instructor in DIVORC RECOVERY; all the warning lights are blinking - vividly. If you want this relationship to survice; YOU NEED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING - ASAP!!! If you belong to a c...
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: US - 1; Panama - 0
Replies: 0
Views: 233

US - 1; Panama - 0

I always like to keep up with sports back in the US; was excited to learn they beat panama in soccer. This is a good sign; as when I was growing up - hardly anyone played soccer in the US. Then when I had children; my son & daughter both played soccer; Melissa was extremely good. As a high schoo...
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: LEY # 28683
Replies: 18
Views: 1706

LEY # 28683

This is the designation for the PREFERENCIA lines at many businesses; I think the idea is GREAT! I have only been away from the US for 15 months; but I can't remember as many businesses doing this. My problem is that - businesses don't always ENFORCE this law: * Disability (picture of a wheel chair)...
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: room for $10 per night
Replies: 4
Views: 631

Re: room for $10 per night

Yes, Greg; I am aware of this move. I am wondering if they will have daily rate rooms at their new location? Maybe they can offer your CAFE MISTICO at their offices; certainly the BEST in Peru! Philip :roll: PS - great way to have expats try your product - "try then buy" as they say in mar...
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Refrigerator S/1100 (buy it and get a microwave for free!)
Replies: 11
Views: 1514

Re: Refrigirator (buy and get a microwave for free!)

You are quite the MERCHANDISER!!!
Why would you sell such a desirable refrigerator?

Best wishes,
Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Personality or Cultural?
Replies: 24
Views: 2722

Re: Personality or Cultural?

Every year, our church made a 2 wek trip to Mexico - to build new house of worship. I feel Mexican people are very beautiful and sincere; you just have to forget about prejudices! I wish I knew where to get good/traditional Mexican food in Peru. People are just PEOPLE; the whole world over... Philip...
by Philipc4u59
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: need horse shoe set
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Re: need horse shoe set

In the US, I was always the church picnic CHAMPION; would like to play here. Maybe expats could lay-out a pit to the proper dimensions and have some games for fun? Caliguy a/k/a Greg (the coffee master) has a large lot in La Victoria; are you up for the challenge??? Hope you and your lovely wife Ama...
by Philipc4u59
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: .
Replies: 2
Views: 496

Re: Trained to Not Bark-Adorable Little Mutt for Loving Family

MUTTS, make th best dogs - in my opinion. They take the BEST fom each parent and do not have the health issues of pure-breds. Small dogs are usually barkers; how did you train not to do so? Best wishes for this family member, Philip :roll: PS - we have a midium size mutt (was told it would be small ...
by Philipc4u59
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: leisure - basketball
Replies: 13
Views: 1490

Re: leisure - basketball

A few guys from my church play on Saturdays in MiraFlores.
If you need contact info; please advise.
Good sport - but I prefer CONTACT SPORTS (like American football/rugby).

Best wishes,
Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Military might
Replies: 5
Views: 860

Re: Military might

I would sincerely like to meet this - Arab Shiekh!!!
Seriously; I have been a valuable commodity to very wealthy businessmen in US.
I also like to have a GOOD TIME!!!

Hope you had an enjoyable Independence Day!
Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:08 pm
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: room for $10 per night
Replies: 4
Views: 631

Re: room for $10 per night

What happens after Aug. 1?
by Philipc4u59
Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: VIDEO PROFESSOR?
Replies: 1
Views: 512

VIDEO PROFESSOR?

Good morning all, I admit that the Internet & many components of same - INTIMIDATE ME! I bought a copy of Video Professor to bring with me; but lent to a "friend?" in US & you know the result... Video professor offers many options for the computer; I only need the Internet applicat...
by Philipc4u59
Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHY 2 FLAGS?
Replies: 8
Views: 1426

Re: WHY 2 FLAGS?

You are blessed with Internet expertise; I am slowly learning how to search for stuff... Does anyone know of a home-based course I can study; to become more knowledgeable? I bought a copy of Video Professor to bring with me; lent to a "FRIEND" (in US) & you know the outcome... There ar...
by Philipc4u59
Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:09 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: A
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Stove for S/. 350-Almost New

Please send a pic for my sister-in-law; thanks.
I will make sure she receives; not a member of expatperu.

Philip :roll:
PS - specs would be helpful
by Philipc4u59
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BUYING A LOT OF...
Replies: 4
Views: 1021

Re: BUYING A LOT OF...

We, along with several other people; made an OFFER/BID on a large school in Ica; ours wasn't the highest. We are in negotiations for a smaller school property; possibly no more than 120 children. We have already purchased 5 desks & 20 chairs; but will need much more. My wife will handle the duti...
by Philipc4u59
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHY 2 FLAGS?
Replies: 8
Views: 1426

Re: WHY 2 FLAGS?

I have been noticing the "governmental/official" flag being flown by regular businesses; is this OK?

Anyone have a pic of the WAR FLAG???

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What's up with the tiny doors?
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: What's up with the tiny doors?

Peruvians have told me your theory is correct; ANYTHING TO CURTAIL THEFT! It takes a while to get used to all the metal fences, high security walls & electrification in Peru. if there was more of a "middle class"; possibly this situation would change. Keep up the curiosity & posts,...
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHY 2 FLAGS?
Replies: 8
Views: 1426

Re: WHY 2 FLAGS?

Thanks,

Now this knowledge will be more COMMON!!!

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BASIC COMPUTER - NEEDED...
Replies: 3
Views: 747

Re: BASIC COMPUTER - NEEDED...

I had two (2) laptops; no one "knows" anything??? One was NEW & a gift for my daughter here. I reported to the police, but the complex is owned by 6 attorneys that work for the district attorney (police). No matter what country you reside in; you have to realize THEY are "holding ...
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Calling Peru from the U.S and vice-versa?
Replies: 16
Views: 2069

Re: Calling Peru from the U.S and vice-versa?

KeepCalling used to be an advertiser on expatperu; I like to see sponsored companies do well.

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHY 2 FLAGS?
Replies: 8
Views: 1426

WHY 2 FLAGS?

I am confused; I purchased a Peruvian flag for Independence Day & realized it didn't have the logo. I then purchased another with the interesting logo; it was 2 soles more - but this is not my issue. Why 2 different flags; in the US this would be equivalent to not having the STARS in the upper l...
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BASIC COMPUTER - NEEDED...
Replies: 3
Views: 747

BASIC COMPUTER - NEEDED...

Hello Expats, I had two (2) computers in the US; one was new (a gift) & the other less than one (1) year old. My ride to the airport had his vehicle in an accident & we were extremely rushed to make it to NYC. In the rush, each of us thought the other had packed the carry-on bag with the com...
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Moving Sale - appliances and more!
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Re: Moving Sale - appliances and more!

I didn't find any pictures at this web site?

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BUYING A LOT OF...
Replies: 4
Views: 1021

Re: BUYING A LOT OF...

Sincere THANKS, from both of us. In the early 70's; I was the first kindeergarten teacher in PA (USA) that was a MAN! The "experts" were not sure how the children would react; they were THRILLED!!! Many children lacked a father image & I was excited to help with their emotional develop...
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:19 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: NEED ITEMS 4 INFANTS...
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: NEED ITEMS 4 INFANTS...

YES; thanks for the info.

We (expats) appreciate your very informative posts; keep up the GREAT info.

Philip & Rosmery :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: NEED ITEMS 4 INFANTS...
Replies: 2
Views: 309

NEED ITEMS 4 INFANTS...

Good news/bad news... As per our post in Expat Info; we were outbid on a huge school in Ica; now we are turning our efforts to a small school exclusively for INFANTS - 1 to 2 yrs. of age. We need a LOT of appropriate stuff; as per the post "BUYING A LOT OF...". If you have a large quantity...
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BUYING A LOT OF...
Replies: 4
Views: 1021

BUYING A LOT OF...

An update on our school project in Ica... We were outbid on the huge school in Ica; we now turn our efforts to a smaller school for INFANTS (1-2 yrs). We need a LOT of items for this specific age group; schools closing, remates, etc. would be great! As I admit, I have no knowledge of what my wife ne...
by Philipc4u59
Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: DIVORCING - LIMA!
Replies: 24
Views: 2013

Re: DIVORCING - LIMA!

FYI: I have suggested that Ica will be a better place for ME; as my wife has extensive family there. Family is very important to me/us; in the US, families seem to settle all over the country. If it was not for the FAMILY BENEFIT; I would certainly investigate the options others have suggested. Than...
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: ***** landlord - SUNAT option not working...
Replies: 28
Views: 4187

Re: ***** landlord - SUNAT option not working...

I agree!!! As a person trying to adapt my experience as a CONSUMER ADVOCATE in the US; you don't play "games" with SUNAT, they can cause a person a lot of headaches (emotional & financial). This person is obviously of SLUM-LORD mentality; keep your cool & allow the legal system to ...
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: How to have long stays in Lima?
Replies: 20
Views: 1911

Re: How to have long stays in Lima?

I did a LOT OF RESEARCH, when my Peruvian wife & I were looking for a L/T apartment. We settled in Surquillo; the Aurora Este section (good area); we are close to all the pricey areas of Peru. Our meter squared footage, first floor, common green space, 2 good-sized patios (we have a dog & fo...
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: BEST COFFEE - as PRESENTS...
Replies: 11
Views: 2187

Re: BEST COFFEE - as PRESENTS...

I never received the "PM" (from whoever sent it); this is what bothers me...

Philip :roll:
PS - sbaustin, maybe spent some of your time fixing this problem
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:45 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: GRINGA - IS A "BARKER"...
Replies: 14
Views: 2634

Re: GRINGA - IS A "BARKER"...

Thanks for the info.

I feel our dog is:

* OVER-PROTECTIVE
* VERY CURIOUS ABOUT WHAT IS GOING ON - OUTSIDE

Do cats respond to shock collars; not much experience with them...

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: ALTERNATIVES TO - XOOM?
Replies: 0
Views: 500

ALTERNATIVES TO - XOOM?

Good morning, If you are an expat, you are probably using an INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFER AGENT. I have used Xoom; as they get the money to a participating bank within 15 minutes - GREAT! You have to be careful; as they charge a reasonable fee ($4.99) - if you accept their exchange rate. As the majo...
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: GRINGA - IS A "BARKER"...
Replies: 14
Views: 2634

GRINGA - IS A "BARKER"...

We adopted a female puppy some 15 months ago; all that we had hoped for - but BARKS constantly!!! We have raised this "gringa" as someone would in the US or Europe; a house dog/pet - always on a collar. Also, we don't feed ANY BONES; contrary to other pet owners in Peru (dangerous; see the...
by Philipc4u59
Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: HOURS TO SUIT/WORK FROM HOME/GOOD INCOME
Replies: 5
Views: 1162

Re: HOURS TO SUIT/WORK FROM HOME/GOOD INCOME

I am confused; what "job offer/work" are you proposing?

Muchas gracias,
Philip
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHERE TO FIND KILZ
Replies: 8
Views: 1130

Re: WHERE TO FIND KILZ

YES!!!

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: DIVORCING - LIMA!
Replies: 24
Views: 2013

DIVORCING - LIMA!

Hello Everyone, Can it get more DREARY in Lima??? I had my first "date" with Lima in Nov. 2011; beautiful, warm weather the entire month! I returned in May 2012, to be married; the rest of 2012 wasn't so terribly "bad" (as I remember). This time since May; it has been cold & ...
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Decent beer in Lima - Found!
Replies: 16
Views: 3898

Re: Decent beer in Lima - Found!

Hopefully Chi Chi reads this post; he may even buy you the first round - from all the money he saves by paying four (4) soles for a haircut & re-selling his cable TV service in Tarapoto!

Can anyone prove to me that Chi Chi is a REAL PERSON? Photos would be best...

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: WHERE TO FIND KILZ
Replies: 8
Views: 1130

Re: WHERE TO FIND KILZ

Roger, As a former landlord, I will NEVER use anything but KILZ for problems; but unfortunately - you are in Peru. I have begun to discover that "smart" Peruvian companies will offer products similar to those in the US; may cost somewhat more - but worth the quality of a product that "...
by Philipc4u59
Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: STAPLES IN LIMA?
Replies: 8
Views: 1074

Re: STAPLES IN LIMA?

Our policy for ARROZ ESPECIAL, is "no strings attached"; come & enjoy - no need to bring ANYTHING!
It will be an ADVENTURE, to find the notebook paper I want; maybe find some other neat stuff too.

Thanks for your suggestions,
Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: BEST COFFEE - as PRESENTS...
Replies: 11
Views: 2187

Re: BEST COFFEE - as PRESENTS...

Ariel,

it is now 5:07 pm & I haven't received your "PM".
Expat is having problems with PM's being delivered; I authored a post about this very issue.
Please resend...

Philip :roll:
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: GOOD PRICE - POLLO AL A BRASA?
Replies: 12
Views: 1958

Re: GOOD PRICE - POLLO AL A BRASA?

Hey, I really LIKE THE NAME - especially "Phil's..."; seems everyone uses a family name for a small business. I never cooked when I was a bachelor; but I enjoy the PLEASURE OF MAKING OTHERS - HAPPY. I was a manager in a fast food restaurant; but didn't have time to cook... Even tho it was ...
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: STAPLES IN LIMA?
Replies: 8
Views: 1074

Re: STAPLES IN LIMA?

Argidd, Thanks for the info; the paper is for my personal use (I will just have to adapt!). I was hoping my communication skills were not "evaporating"; as I can usually explain what I want. Thanks from all of us at expat; YOU offer many great comments & convenient info. When can we ha...
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: STAPLES IN LIMA?
Replies: 8
Views: 1074

STAPLES IN LIMA?

Anyone who has ever been in a STAPLES store in the US; you are AMAZED at the selection of OFFICE ITEMS. One such I am having trouble locating, is college ruled notebook paper with three (3) holes to the left. I have found in styles that are not horizontally ruled; some sort of specialty use - NOT WH...
by Philipc4u59
Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: SAMPLIER...
Replies: 1
Views: 291

SAMPLIER...

Hey guys & gals, My wife's family is coming from the US & has agreed to take back some Peruvian items for my church family. Currently, I have the "usual" stuff; but I also want them to savor the many condiments/spices of Peru. Other than the normal assortment of HOT SAUCES, I can g...

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