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.


Someone Should Have Their Ass Kicked

Of course that never happens as ineptitude is the norm for so many.

The Army has permanently suspended the use of WoundStat. It could injure the lining and wall of a blood vessel and potentially lead to surgical replacement of the vessel, according to an April 17 All Army Activity message.
Among some other issues. This crap was no more effective than gauze but yet was approved by the FDA.

This ain't the worst of it.

More than 17,000 packages of WoundStat purchased in October were being distributed as a replacement for QuikClot, which sometimes caused second degree burns around the wound.

Could those who make decisions like this please pull their heads out of their asses!


  1. We need to get the manufacturers of these toxic products to stop bribing the officials who approve them.

  2. I wonder how much of a "premium" was paid to switch these products. Just another parting gift from our good buddies: Old Dick & Old Bush. This really stinks!!

  3. What the fuck is wrong with these idiots!?!
    These are our soldiers and they're trying to fuck them up even more after getting wounded.
    Does anyone at the FDA actually have a brain!?!

  4. I have learned the hard way that when a drug company touts that the FDA has approved their drug...its time to find an alternative. The FDA was politicized long before the Justice Dept it seems. Fuckers..