This is Bistek al la Mexicana a common dish found many places. There are several places I get this some better than others but all real decent! Kind of a tomato based sauce with generally pretty tender pieces of beef and a fair amount of it. The rice is pretty generic but the frijoles can be something else. This also includes as many fresh made in front of you tortillas you want and brought to you with a smile. Something like this costs around 50-60 pesos or $3. The squeezed as you watch orange juice is 20 and brings the price up a bit but worth it. Nothing in the States I've ever had compares to this not even close plus it'll cost 7-10 smacks. I don't know what I'm going to eat when I return. It will be an adjustment as I do this so much that is go into Puerto Vallarta on the south side and have me a excellent lunch with "real" Mexican food not the slop I get back there. I do not plan on eating out much at all only at maybe three select places. Pricey yes but worth it because it's so good. I threw away so much money last summer eating way overpriced shitty food. Several times the food got thrown away as well. The whole of Mexico is an eating machine I tell you. I'm gonna miss this.

I feel good and and think the higher temps and humidity contributes to that. It's the same every time. After a month or two you realize and say " Hey I feel pretty damn good!"

Just as important I believe the food made fresh with wholesome fresh ingredients as well contributes to that. Get off the bus in town the food smells everywhere make me hungry just like that.


Prayer Central Taking A Hit

Maybe people have smartened up and are tired of multi-millionaire blow hard fakes with greasy hair calling the shots.

Christianity's hold on many Americans is slipping, losing out not to other faiths but to "no faith." Today, 76 percent of the US population call themselves Christians, compared with 86 percent in 1990

Or is it after a tragedy they are seeing through dumb ass statements like this are nothing but wind blowing up their ass.

"Our great God is not surprised by this, or anything that He allows evil and free will to have their way in tragedies like this is a mystery in many ways."

And Benny the Rat ain't helping matters much either with his trip to Africa. Is Benny going to help those he hurt with some penny's from the billions the church has or fill them full of bullshit as usual about being rewarded in the after life as usual. I think I know the answer to that one.

Maybe some of those who have turned away have chosen the correct path to the physical word. President Obama chose that when he signed the stem cell papers.

The path of Reality rather than the road to nowhere that ends in a cloud where there is nothing but vapor.


  1. I really believe that the number of people who actually belive in some higher power is much smaller. There must be a large number of those polled who had to have been embarassed by the question to answere it honestly. And the whole decling population of believers is the result of just like you said, the corruption and dishonesty of those in charge of organized religion. I myself view the whole religious deal as a salad bar of beliefs that you agree and disagree with and only suscribe to those that are truely just and compassionate.

  2. First: What Russ said.
    Second: Benny the Rat...and fuckin' Nazi...doesn't give s rats ass about those people being able to survive because his religion is much more important than them. If he was concerned about them, his church would have helped them financially years ago.
    Third: 'Belief' here in 'Sconsin has dropped to 76% from 91% in 1990 with the biggest drop in catholics, gee, imagine that.
    Biggest increase has been in what they call non-believers. Just because we chose not to believe their fairy tales we are labeled.

  3. So, at this rate --say 15% per decade-- I'll only have been dead for about 10 years before a majority of the citizens of this Country eschews the delusions of 'faith'?

    I can hardly wait....er, i mean...

  4. Yeh, Woody, best rethink that one.
    Waiting seems like a much better idea.

  5. here's a fat hallelujah for atheists everywhere

    one love,
    --reverend manny and the twilight empire

  6. Slipped in through Eddies site, great post and links! Keep it real.

  7. Thanks for visiting Willis! I'll be over to your place this evening.tb