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.


Nato Troops In Afghanistan

There's a helicopter that's been shot down. There has been 15 US troops killed in the month so far with 29 total.

It seems that times when troops die there are lumping all of them together as "NATO" and not getting to the American until way down the article. Even in the linked to piece here one doesn't know where the dead are from.

Me thinks there maybe a new scam going on here in an attempt to disguise deaths of Americans for awhile so they can be forgotten when the next story comes up.


  1. Our bought and paid for MSM is practicing for the attack on Kandahar. They will have to perfect their "pentagon deceptions" before we start seeing more body bags.
    They are slowly calling this a NATO operation, trying to get the U.S. military invisible. NATO does not legally belong in Afghanistan. W gave us the 'allies of the willing' = =bribed and coerced. U.S.-NATO has become an aggressor, not a protector.

  2. Yeah deaths are going way up! They got a 20 vehicle NATO convoy in Pakistan today killing 7 and burning the vehicles. A couple of my sons are going back there in July and October both vollunteering. Knowing what they do and the way this is going I don't like it at all!