Are ya sunburnt yet? Have you been bit by gnats the size of bats or bats the size of cats? Have you had to poop in a ‘bathroom” crawling with typhoid bacilli?
Have you been proffered a special deal on “authentic” Gucci purses out of the trunk of a rusty 1986 Datsun B210?
Have you brushed against a tree, bush, grass, wall or light-fixture, etcetera and developed a moderately uncomfortable rash?
Have you been offered a flyer about the best deal ever on a timeshare?
Did you wake up in the middle of the night after hearing a noise and you couldn’t decide if it was someone being savagely murdered or two panthers mating in the palm trees in the courtyard? If so, which possibility made you more concerned?
Have you drank a Bloody Mary or Mimosa with (or before) breakfast?
Have you given up on underwear?
Have you nearly been killed by an overstuffed bus/truck piloted by a Hispanic Kamikaze
with only a rudimentary sense of traffic laws?
Are you shocked at how cheap some shit is and even more shocked at how expensive other shit is?
Did you see a sweet sunset and wake up with a lizard on your wall?
Were you envious of some American ex-pat that has set up a scuba shop/sterling silver & turquoise jewelry trap for the touristas/locally made clothery, etc and thought that you should pitch everything and DO THAT?
Have you gained five pounds in spite of all the trekking?
Have you seen horribly mistreated dogs limping around like they didn’t exist? (ditto for actual Native Indians?)
If you answered yes to more than five of these then Mexico hasn’t changed one bit since I was there. (1989)
Isn’t it all Horribleawesome and doesn’t it make you realize the silliness of people that bitch about poverty here?
Watching Tim Allen’s new show is sort of like watching your childhood dog be put down.
Come be happy and drink with me at Youngblood and buy some super cheap art. I have prints for sale for BA and I’ll haggle.
let the t-day countdown begin!
My caged songbird is about to be free!
And I still have to go to the accounting class I am failing.
Because the first thing you should do when you realize that not only is a presentation but a ten page paper and presentation is due tomorrow is Tumble about it.