4/16/17
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.

7/10/12

Nascarions Continue To Cry In Their Warm Beer

UPDATE - Just saw this-NASCAR-military tradition faces congresswoman's effort to cut sponsorships

From over four years ago this post went up here on the dwindling money train from Detroit to oval tracks of car racing mainly in the south. The dismal numbers continue to decline. Hey it's Daytona!



No shit Cisco! I say even rednecks are tired of it. The economy is a factor sure but I say there is a more important reason - IT'S BORING!

It boring because of corporate influence it's just that simple. Boring because these cars have been made so equal most of the time it's just pack racing. They have turned these events into something resembling Pro Wrestling and we all know who loves to watch that. Even that hasn't helped the numbers. Since the demise of the driver of car #3 with many changes made the sport has gone downhill quickly.

Even if their god had a team he wouldn't be able to make a pass without a push from behind and I don't give a shit what anyone says that ain't racing.



14 comments:

  1. I've never been to a nascar race. Just not something that ever interested me. Warm beer, heat, smell of tires, round and round, no sign of nature (cept the redneck beer wobler) hmmm...just doesn't do a thing for me.

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  2. "redneck beer wobler"

    Now that is funny!

    I have evolved over the years but still like the smell of burning rubber not just in the morning but anytime.

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  3. Likewise, I've never attended any NASCAR event. I am not displeased that the sport is (apparently) declining.

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  4. There are those who live and die by NASCAR...not me. We have a roundy, round track here and interest in declining in that area. Although, we attend.


    Linda
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  5. We're supposed to host mud races on the farm this fall. No cars, humans on their own feet running a race through mud and other obstacles. I think it's an event that's a cross between mud wrestling and marathons. But of course this is California. It may be a while before it becomes popular in the south.

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    1. It will be awhile before that happens.

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  6. http://warisacrime.org/content/should-military-use-our-sponsor-nascar-teams

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  7. For what it's worth, I lost interest in NASCAR when they went away from "stock" cars. As you said, what they are performing now isn't car racing to me.

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  8. I'd go to a local oval race and that would be fun. I think everyone should go see a national drag racing event where big money did the right thin and just made them faster. So fast they only run a 1000ft instead of a quarter mile. That ain't drag racing. A drag race is for a quarter mile. But it isn't boring.

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  9. Race here, race there.
    Why is everyone in such a hurry?
    Lets slow down and rethink the human race.

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  10. Hey - I was just checking the fire maps and noticed that there are several fires in Colorado. Hope that you are safe. I'm still over at TPZoo. Cats

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    1. Good to hear from you cat's. Fire situation is about over for now. I stopped over at the Zoo.

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  11. The asshole who came up with the restrictor plate should have been publicly flogged.

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