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.


Local Government Does The Right Thing

And it was the correct action to take in what is not a small town by any means.

Pueblo City Council members have decided that a moment of silence will now replace the opening prayer before their City Council meetings.

Forced screams of being picked on and persecuted I'm sure will be heard from many places not just from here.

I applaud this council for adopting a moment of silence where both sides get what they want. But that's not enough for the religiously insane who wish to impose their world many other places. Places where it's my right as an American not to be forced to experience their doctrine.

They can't get it because they are insane in a way. Religious insanity rules our country for the most part right now. The American Taliban. Little different than the ones we fear "over there".


  1. It's definitely a step in the right direction.

  2. Good post! Now, if my home town of Colorado Springs could do the same....

  3. Many will want these council members who voted for this to pay a price for betraying those living a delusion.

  4. If that happened I would have to go into town and get all pissed up and be somebody. Thanks for the visit RW!

  5. Because of California earthquake safety requirements, a lot of our beautiful old schools were abandoned for ticky tacky new ones. The old buildings are, however, being used as places where adults can take art lessons or do their exercises and small groups can meet and drink coffee together. It's like a community center that's actually in the center of the community.

    I doubt the schools that were built to replace these fine old buildings will last that long. That's what makes them earthquake-safe, they're built out of balsa wood and paper instead of brick and stone.

  6. Good deal these buildings are being utilized in other ways. As with many of the houses being built. They will not and can not stand the test of time.

    How was Hawaii??