• Glenn Wilson
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    Mexpatriate Steve: When I dropped off my car last week with Cruz, body shop guy par excellence, he was quite clear that he did not know when my car would be repaired until he started looking at parts.

    Car accidents are a bit brain surgery. You cannot know the damage until you open up.

    He had mentioned the possibility that my Escape might be ready on Saturday. Since I had not heard from him by Saturday afternoon, I did not bother walking the two miles to his shop. It also gave me an opportunity to give the impression that I am self-isolating by not leaving my house.

    This morning the telephone rang just as I was getting ready to leave the house. The call was from Cruz. He told me each layer of broken parts he has removed reveals additional shards.

    I did not need a translation for the subtext. More pesos were about to swap hands. ...

    Continue at mexpatriate — in the key of steve: carless in barra. More #mexpatriate.

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