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No…they’re not…and they’re not breathing hard, either(an old joke)

Russkie Brewski

Russkie Brewski

I’m not a connoisseur of beer: if I drink 6 a year, breweries all over the world set off fireworks.  In the market this morning,  that emporium of earthly delights that passes for a supermarket known as Bodegona, this bottle and its compatriates were prominently displayed at the check-out line…hmm…fairly cheap..and Russian…would it get me hammered and sickled? would I see Red Stars? …it ain’t bad but it isn’t worth buying any more. Let’s just say that it had a long journey under difficult conditions. ..one good thing about Stoli…age/travel doesn’t dent it.  Would that I could say the same about myself.

Trips? …perhaps a run to the Rio Dulce and thence up the coast via launch to Livingston….’haven’t seen it and for the sake of mankind, et al, ad nauseaum…someone’s gotta do, blah, blah..rumor has it that they have some serious new troops armed with AK-47’s and light weight jungle fatigues: no badges, no identification…and don’t mess with ’em..

Hands on the wall and assume the position!

Hands on the wall and assume the position!

I love decisive women.

The old Tapas/Tintas location has a new coat of blinding cadmium yellow paint: put on the sunglasses.  The annual influx of tourists/spanish school students is ebbing…fewer water bottles and flip-slop sandals are being seen on the streets and the clutch of hostels that usually serve as their nests are having price wars…El Gato Negro has opened another joint, down around Calle 5ta poniente..is this three now? if someone tried to buy them out, would that be a hostel takeover? ok, fine, I apologize and that was uncalled for: must be that Russian #9 brewski. When the label makes sense, its time to go home…

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