Though, like most houses, there are four sides to the Hacienda, with one exception, windows face in just two directions. The sole exception is the tiny window in the upstairs bathroom.
We’re looking out that one today.
It was bonkers raining this morning as I looked out that way, so I decided to shoot a brief video, but by the time I went downstairs for the camera and returned, it had slacked up quite a bit.
But I made the video anyway.
That white building you see near the start was topless the last time I opened this window, but someone has installed a board frame under big pieces of laminate. The surrounding greenery is due to months of daily rain. For years, there was a family living on the property, but they vanished one day, and the space returned to nature.
Thursday is market day on the nearby neighborhood plaza, so the two of us, in addition to the daily exercise walk, bought veggies and beef to make caldo de res for lunch tomorrow. I do love a good caldo de res, which I was first encountered in the 1990s in Houston at a Mexican restaurant in The Heights.
Alas, most caldos de res one finds here in restaurants sport very gristly beef, so I include it in my list of grub best eaten at home and prepared by my child bride. Pozole is also on the list for the same reason, gristly beef when others make it. I don’t know if Mexicans actually like gristly beef or that it’s just cheaper to purchase.
Likely the latter.
The Biden Gang
Speaking of purchases, the Taliban won’t be needing to buy military equipment anytime soon because The Biden Gang gifted them with more than enough for years to come.
According to news reports, the Democrat White House and Woke generals left more gear — guns, humvees, airplanes, helicopters — at Bagram Air Base than the United States gave Israel — the only democracy in the Mideast — in the last 30 years.
So what? At least we don’t have to suffer Trump’s Mean Tweets anymore. It’s a fair trade-off. ¿No?
Sky News Australia never ceases to inform and entertain, especially the delightful Rita Panahi. And there’s the stupidity of Hunter Biden.
Plus, Hunter’s daddy, the daffy, old man drooling in the Oval Office. What an administration! Afghanistan returned to the fanatical Taliban, something Trump had well in hand with minimal troops and cash. Trump also had ISIS virtually eliminated in his first year. We’ll soon see how the Biden Team lets them regroup.
Trump had the southern U.S. border quiet and calm. Adiós to that! Mobs pouring in. Gas prices up, inflation in general. No more energy independence. America is back on the tit of foreign oil.
With Trump in Mar-A-Lago, America is being run like Portland, Chicago, New York City and the entire State of California. Democrats rule!
One of the best-run nations now is Hungary. But because it refuses to open its borders to illegal aliens, it has incurred the wrath of globalist leftists. The dimwitted Joe Biden referred to Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbàn as a “totalitarian thug,” a phrase he does not apply to actual totalitarian thugs such as Xi Jinping, the dictator of China.
Orbán occasionally drives himself around Budapest with no security detail. What sort of totalitarian thug would do that?
I admire Hungary and Orbán. I would love to live in Budapest, a beautiful city. Tucker Carlson recently flew to Hungary to interview Orbán. Here is part of it.