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.


Down 71% WTF Anyway

I wish this was a number on the Pentagon"s budget but not in our lifetime kiddies. This number concerns wind power.

I been sitting here and just don't know what to really say. Why in the fuck do I have to get this kind of news?

What we should be reading is #'s 10 times the amount above but on the other side of the equation. That our country's Long Term Energy Independence Plan is in full force. That huge numbers of wind and solar projects are ongoing all over the country with many other programs implemented to reach the goal of energy independence from oil in 10 years.

Something like that-know what I mean. We're not going to get that. We were never ever going to get any legislation even close to that.  How bad we need quality legislation in these times!


  1. I was watching a cable show on big construction projects in the Netherlands. Just about every camera shot not in a city had one or more windmills in the frame. The windmills were not a subject of the show, they just happen to be everywhere. Smart people those Dutch.

  2. Recently in La Veta,CO locals stopped a sure thing wind farm because -well they just didn't like it you know. I think they're cool looking.

    A side note-up the hill from La Veta is and better use was Cuchara Ski Area. Few miles north of New Mexico. There was a time this place was viable. It quit snowing in the amounts needed years ago.

    I forgot a picture for this.

  3. One fly, your correct on people's perceived notion that Wind power is ugly. I love they way they look. Of course I like dirigibles too. We could make them safe, and what better way to fly.

  4. Big Coal has big power

  5. I'd love to fly around in one of those Tim. Imagine see a bunch of those in the air.

    Plenty coal around here.It's a bit repug out in those areas

  6. Big energy is still winning Fly. I agree the windmills look pretty cool, a hell of a lot prettier than contaminated steam blowing out of cooling towers.

  7. People don't like the look of the wind farms? The smog is prettier?

  8. I came past a forest of those things when I was moving down here from New Mexico. Admirable job of engineering. I'd love to shake the hand of the designer because they overcome all the heartaches imposed by the wind generators of the past.

    Eiree sensation, though, seeing them for the first time.

  9. I love seeing these contraptions Jules. It doesn't get old.