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.


I'll Believe It When It Happens

Obama sets out plan for nuclear-free world.

That is a very good idea brought up before on many occasions. Let's git 'er done. Want me to go around and start pulling the plugs on ours as a sign of good faith I can start tomorrow early-is 7 okay?

Since I'll now be a g-man send me the transcript of what Rover and Miers said under oath behind closed doors. I promise I won't tell. The other thing is the list of secret bank clients from Switzerland. That'll be safe too count on it. Fed Ex overnight is preferable.

Thanks in advance.


  1. Nuclear free world.

    Yeh...right...like he'd get rid of the ones we've got....you betcha.

  2. no. this is a discussion we must have. what's wrong with bringing the subject up? it just points out Baraks's beleif that we can only have a different world if we are willing to exchange long held values for new policies that are arrived at through new think discussions.

  3. putting genie back in the bottle?
    i doubt it.

  4. There's a phrase to describe President Obama's words... a pipe dream.

  5. That's for sure Cat's and I know that none of us are knocking our Prez but just pointing out the reality.