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.


The Rich Just Can't Make It With Their Millions

Times are tough and I can't help having a bad attitude here.  The fact is:

Having goals was something not talked about much when I grew up. 30 years ago I did have a goal and that was to get a "good" job at city, county, state or recreation district level. I was not successful in that although I've had a good job and now it's time for all that to come to and end towards the end of the year.

When my income becomes less than a third of what it is now and all expenses are paid Fly will have 18 smacks left over each day to play with. That and less than a 100k that has to last till he croaks. A whole lot less than the rich and a whole lot more than those who have little. It'll work.

I will be living and eating like a PCV again and I don't have a problem with that and by choice I choose to do this plus being without health insurance for three years till I turn 65. It's going to be very hard but I over getting up and going to work everyday for most of my life. I've had several who get enormous monthly amounts to live on say "I worked hard for my money".  Most of us have as well.

To try not to be too big of an asshole here and - - - - no I take that back these people need some asshole like me. So I say to those the article is about and anyone who is worth over a million dollars and feel you just don't have enough to "make it". Kiss my ass and the fucking horse you rode in on!

I don't even know these pricks and I don't like 'em.


  1. Times are tough and I can't help having a bad attitude here.

    That's not having a bad attitude. That's just noticing reality.

  2. Yup and I was attempting to be civil rather than tell it like it is bad words and all. Bad words help describe the depth of reality.

  3. What I find interesting is that these were people who had over a million dollars EXCLUDING real estate and retirement accounts. So, most likely if you included real estate and retirement accounts, they were worth several more millions of dollars.

    Who gives a shit if they don't FEEL wealthy. They are probably in the top 1% of the richest people in the country, if not the world. In my book, that makes you wealthy, whether you feel it or not.

  4. Yes...and they can kiss mine...!!!

  5. It never ends from these people on the right. This is true and every day my disdain for these people grows. I do not see how that could ever change in my lifetime.