4/16/17
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.

4/10/09

Nun's Say They're Getting Screwed In Dubuque

An order of nuns in Iowa lost more than $1 million on Wall Street because a Massachusetts bank improperly exposed them to risky subprime mortgages, according to a federal lawsuit.

The are 555 members of the Sister's of Charity with the average age being 78. The loss of the million dollars represents 5% of their portfolio. Who said penguins can't make money.

4 comments:

  1. That makes me laugh! Did you know you said that. I am sorry really that they lost money but an order of nuns said they got screwed! I guess they didn't like it!

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  2. They lost 5% of their portfolio and this is supposed to bother me!?!
    I have no job and no retirement and I'm supposed to feel sorry for a group of nuns that still have $19,000,000 left!?!
    No fucking way will feel sorry for them!

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  3. This is but the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the breakdown in fudiciary responsibilties of those entrusted with peoples's money over the last 6 years. Sad isn't it. Just sad what the power of greed can produce.

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  4. Know what you call a cross-dressing nun?

    A Trans-sister...

    19 million divided by 555 = almost $35K each...and that number will increase as each sister reaches heaven...It's like a tontine, the shares of which increase by 60 bucks per nun with the demise of each one of them...

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