I will keep name of the rat-bastard thief, Edward Cadena AKA Edward Mendez Cadena, Eddie Cadena or Edward Rhodes, age 33 from Port Arthur, TX on the first line of each blog until the sheriff catches up with him. The full story was published June 17.
Hurricane Alex is coming. Yup, he's on the way. No, I am not referring to the storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico. I am speaking of my almost 6-year-old nephew on his way here with his grandparents. Look at his photo and tell me if doesn't look ornery??? Is it a coincidence that they name the first storm of the season after my nephew? I think not.
I'm sure his mother is up in heaven having a good laugh about it all.
I still have a US cellular phone but with a Mexico plan. I know it's kind of a pain for anyone with a Mexico cell phone to call me. Sorry. Here's a few things I've learned about using a US cell phone in Mexico.
When I am in the US or close enough to the US and I am not roaming...
1. I can call any US cell phone as normal.
2. To call a Mexico phone, I need to dial 011-52 plus phone number including the area code (is that what it is called in Mexico, an area code?). Example: 011-52-899-158-xxxx
3. If that Mexico phone is a cell phone, MOST of the time I need add a 1 after 52. Example: 011-52-1-899-158-xxxx. I did say MOST of the time because I do have a friend with a Mexican cell phone that does not require the 1 after 52.
When I am no longer close to the US and start roaming...
1. I need to dial 001 plus area code and phone number to call a US phone. Example: 001-956-566-xxxx
2. If I want to call a Mexico phone, all I need to dial is the area code plus number. Example: 899-158-xxxx.
Even when I am in Mexico City, I still need to dial the entire area code with my US cell phone. For example, if I call my friend I need to dial 552-158-xxxx. But apparently if you are calling from a Mexico City phone, you can drop the 55 and just dial 21-58-xxxx. Does this apply to cell phones or just home phones? I am so confused. And speak of confusing, that brings up another thing... texting.
To text a Mexican cell phone no matter if I am roaming or not, I need to dial 011-52-899-158-xxxx. Do not us the 1 after the 52. And to text a US cell phone, roaming or not, I just use the area code and number.
I think I just about covered it. I think I understand. Now I am off to do some quantum physics or calculus equations, just for the fun of it. OK, not really.
P.S. I had to change some settings in my blog and, grrrrr, I will have to approve your comments before you can leave them. It's not because I am afraid of negative feedback. If you write something negative, I could care less. I'll still publish it. It has to do with a rat bastard thief named Edward Cadena, aka Edward Mendez Cadena, aka Edward Rhodes, aka Eddie Cadena. He was a trusted friend and a fellow teacher until he stole from me. He can sue me for publicly calling him a rat bastard thief. I'd love to see him in court. I don't think he will because when someone is a rat bastard thief, the last place he will ever want to show up is in a court room.
I taught 5th grade for 2 years in Mexico near the border of Texas. Unfortunately, gun battles, grenades, narco-blockades, and thieves ran me out of town. Then, by a twist of fate, I became the guardian to my orphaned nephews and moved to the safer, saner, and much colder state of Iowa.