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.


Defense Dept Crying In Others Blood

WikiLeaks is doing this - WikiLeaks is doing that as whining and bitching continues. Ok so I only looked at a few of these things and even if I wanted to sell this info to our imagined or "real" enemies they would be no buyer because there's nothing there but---

OTC says bull shit and not only that but tough shit! Don't like it and it's too dangerous for the killing our army needs to do according to them ---well I guess it's time to give it up and come home.


  1. Dude. As long as military contractors are making money, or there is a chance that Halliburton will get a piece of the pipeline pie this stupid war will never end. *sigh*

  2. The US military is doing a pretty good job of harming itself. The "enemies" just need to step back and let them implode on their own.

    Perhaps I should point this comment at the leaders of the military, not the men and women actually doing the dying.

  3. Thanks you two. Can you imagine what our war stance as a country will be like if the repugs take over again. If they win big in Nov there's no way that in 012 they will not end up controlling it all.

  4. I'm with Jerry on this one. Every person we send over there to die is a crime.

  5. I can't imagine how many more will perish at the hands of repuglicans if they win in a few days.

    Nice to see you Lisa G. I'll be in Illinois in a week or so just across the river from Keokuk. I hope it's warmer than here.