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    Gravel trucks sink real good. Saw one in out neighborhood on a sunny day in the dry season. Dummy hit a water leak in the road. He spend hours trying...
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    el duende grande replied to a thread In Memory in Site Dedication
    Furriners in the north have big dogs and guns and sleep with 1 eye open. Oh. One other online pal not with us anymore. "Che Guevara" on NL who...
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    el duende grande replied to a thread In Memory in Site Dedication
    Yeah murder/robbery is the ultimate "North-South transfer of wealth"! Nice to see it in a clear everyday perspective.
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About el duende grande
Retired American living in and near Esteli since mid-2006
near Esteli
gardening travel, photography
retired jack of all trades
Your interest in Nicaragua:
retired, gardening, nature, travel
I started a study of Nicaraguan native cactus., of which there are 30 plus species.
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on nicaliving


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by el duende grande on 12-02-2018 at 08:27 AM
Good news, bad news. We are in the North American winter, cool evenings perfect for sleeping without a fan or AC. Broke out the wool blanket this week. Bad news, aguinaldo hit the 22nd, ushering in the Bacanal, a month of greed, drunkenness, and enhanced stupidity. I'll be glad when 26 dic rolls around and ends this crap.

On the political front, the current regime has been quite successful in consolidating its power over the last 6 months. There is a feeling of fear and resentment that

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