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an obscure reference to N’lawns music..or the state of affairs in Antigua…the town’s birthday revels continue…thankfully/gratefully got outa town for Monterrico for a coupla days…whew..humid/hot and some sensational babes…’stayed at Juan/Becky’s most excellent Hotel Delfin and never/ever seen such a constant display of ….well…look..I’m old..a sexagenerian…60’s, ok? there was a constant parade of jiggles…made my sunglasses fog up..better than Johnny’s/the Beaver…speaking of Johnny’s…the Francis Davila concert last night…the ‘reason for going’…lightly attended…he rocked..but for whatever reason, Monterrico, except for the Delfin, is runnin’ on lower than usual occupancy…lotta Guatemaltecos…damn few tourists except at Johnny’s and the Delfin..weird times.

did a short stroll, reloading on the Honduran Pall Malls and Nag Champa..el gato negro packed, dos reilly’s doing a small crowd…5th norte, first block? packed with diners…the nightclubs further up…dead…Sloshalot packed per the ‘quiz’ show..IxNay doing two tables..same-o for Pangea..

re: the Davila concert series..now I know where a certain person has been(and not doing the fri/sat shows_nope, no names..if i said ‘party animal’ that should be sufficient…and again, very surprised by the low turn out at Johnny’s for Davila..he’s great and a professional..tomorrow…the photos of the ‘crab in room #3…I’d done it tonight but the net is slower than the Second Coming…and you can take that as a religious reference or a sexual thing..another thing about Monterrico…you can see the stars, the constellations and the Milky Way(the Snickers bar wasn’t visible)…however, that said..I miss the sound of the crashing waves at the Salty Beaver…got any news? if so..make it good, por favor..’last thing #2….the hamburgers…Delfin by a nose..Johnny’s soggy…makes Lava look like king of the pile for burgers..and they are..banks closed tomorrow…go out and rob someone tonight if you need the bucks…but don’t hit Riki’s or DV…no $$

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that condition that aflicts us older specimens…damn and did it ever tonight…’last outa the shuttle back from Monterrico and damned if i didn’t leave my ever so PC EZLN shoulder bag in the van…with the big camera, my phone and notebook with all the precious phrases, trite expressions and other tripe that passes for journalism..and sunglasses, which i won’d need tonight…screw…big time,altho the driver(whom i tipped coming and going)will more than likely leave the bag at Voyageur Travels, my usual point of departure…brilliant, sherlock..or you dick, tracy…there’s great photos of the Hotel Delfin in Monterrico, from whence i returned, breathless prose and kind words, pictures of babes in bikinis…o well…the weather turned the night before i got there…the first big rain of the season and it rained again last night(yep, i ignored xlnt advice from monsieur charbonnay at Johnny’s..wait ten minutes and it’ll stop’..hah, I’m a man…rain doesn’t bother me…right…soaked..great dinner at Pelicanos..met Bridgette..hmm, some history there..’was gonna have a Lava burger when i got home but got side-tracked..after a change clothes preceded by a shower, out side my door is a $#%@! procession..the Little Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence or some..who knows..will this ever end? ..Lava…you’ve got competition in Monterrico…Hotel Delfin serves up an excellent burger..bun’s close, the fries aren’t…but watcher self..Juan Diego is on the track..the hotel? packed…running impressive occupancy figures all week long..sucking up all the biz that johnny’s can’t/doesn’t…more on this, once the camera/notebook return to my feeble fingers/mind…suffice to say that of the van load of 14 i was on, all of them..ALL..got off at Hotel Delfin..and a few people got off in the night but that’s another story..ah..ran into Wendy Wever, Jean-Marc and the very tasty…umm, no names since she was with someone new(at least to me)outside of johnny’s this afternoon..per Wendy, Friday night at Cashbar totally killed..almost 700 guests..well, 694 and saturday night they counted 600..wtf?  ah..the weather..tis humid now, here..but much more so in Monterrico..sweatsville..the pool at the Delfin was an oasis: they’re riding a wave and it’s a Cinderella story…wish them well..I do..the ol Rum Bar is now listed for rent via Re-Max…per Hector and Claudia, the interior is/was mildly trashed..expect some ‘tenant improvements’…ask Hector for details, since he’s in the biz and might have a ‘top of his head’estimate but don’t expect much..gotta see it..Tapas y Tintos new location on 3rd calle up for sale/rent..there’s a new restuarant next to Santo Domingo..a wing of Klosters from City..who knows?  right..another restaurant in town…Road Kill aka Restaurant Hot Road aka the old Fusion restaurant next to Hectors? the new interior decorating? red/white vertical wide stripes, accented by flags stapled to the ceiling..some of the ‘sign’s are back..the frat house signs..Luna Miel doing fine..Red’s dead..dos reillys with a modest bar crowd..altho there were hordes of white girls in formation heading that way..Las Palmas! packed..mike and moriah wowing the crowd at Caffe Bourbon(and the folks on the sidewalks) DV empty but looking better..Chez C doing 2 tables and getting personal table side attention from chef..heard from monsieur charbonnay that El Punto, near Santa Lucia, is an xlnt Italian restaurant..from his background, I’m listening when he talks..serious chefery..cheffery…the food biz, dammit..ah, the lost f$#%@! bag..what an idiot..hey, up early per the pounding disco music from somewhere..little sleep..blame it on the weather..tis good to be home..

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