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.


Mayors Against Illegal Guns

 I don't have a problem with having a list of people who meet certain criteria being on a data base when if checked are denied if attempting to purchase a gun.

Another part of this is that anyone who purchases a gun has to have a background check. If I choose to sell one of mine well that's a different story. Obstacles yes but lets have that conversation.

Link to more info.


  1. Guns? What about the bullets?


  2. One Fly, I find myself in the same position as you - and I recognize that is hypocritical (do what I say, not what I do). I have sold several guns in my life, a couple to dealers and several to friends of long standing. The law in Iowa requires anyone buying a handgun (from any source) to have a county permit to purchase (not for long guns).
    That said, I don't have a problem with the "fix background checks" petition - and signed it. I still have some faith that the government isn't completely evil and set on a course to remove all my rights.
    As to the comment about bullets, I'd say if you go through the process of getting a "permit to purchase", that would be documentation enough to purchase ammunition. I wouldn't oppose having to show such for any ammo purchase.

  3. That was a great comment how you still have faith in guvmint that they're feel that not out to take all our rights. Me to.

    How the hell else is it going to get done. It's not working now as a lot of things aren't.