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.

2/9/13

Going Kicking And Screaming

You can bet this hurts bad - real bad. Good on the Memphis City Council for doing the right thing. cyclop boy can kiss my you know what.

The renaming of three Confederate-themed parks in Memphis has spurred foes — including a purported Ku Klux Klan leader known as the “Exalted Cyclops” — to lash out against what they say are attempts to erase history.

8 comments:

  1. Ol' One-Eye can kiss your brown-eye, eh? :)

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  2. They are shameful!!! ignorant and little...

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    1. and at times very dangerous still!

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  3. "Attempts to erase history?" Say what?

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    1. Their history - not mine or yours.
      Hi Mike - nice to see you!

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  4. Listen!
    The old, rich, white men are still trying to recover from that Southside Chicago gangbanger beating them twice.

    One fly is right...

    Sarge

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  5. Racism/bigotry just a different form of tribalism practiced not only by people but news outlets as well.

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