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.


Another Blog

Since there's more satisfaction playing around with pictures than blogging about politics and the others who are so different than me it's time to have a place to put a few more pictures up. Not on a daily basis probably but whenever. Not always the best ones and maybe it might be one of the worst ones if there's something there that's interesting. We'll see

Calling it One Fly's Picture Place. Got a better name spit it out. Got an idea for a particular type of picture like to hear that as well.

I see unlike this site when you save the big file they are maybe in the neighborhood of a couple hundred kb. The ones at the new place are smaller than that and don't know why. You are welcome to these and all I ask is that if you should use them give the old boy a little pat on the back. That would be nice. If you should want one in the original file size I can send it to you.

I'm thinking these posts of photos will be of a series. Like the dragonfly's. You betcha.


  1. Sounds great Onefly! Your pictures are incredible. I lived in Colorado as a wee little girl, it's breathtaking, I look forward to the pictures!

  2. I honestly can not wait. Your photography is amazing.

  3. You are too kind and I thank you girls for that. If you two would be the only ones to look at these that would be worth it to me.

    Yes every once in a while there's one that comes along that really stands out.

    But I tell you it's getting bad out. I'm like a dog after a ball-all I think about and look for is a picture. If only I was 10 years old.

  4. It's not coming back any more than our false economy or Dow 14000 for all its lies. i am at least happy building in the mountains will slow. It was so beautiful in the 70's!