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    Re: The Plot thickens, or the plot thins

    For better or worse, you are convincing me to not build in Nic!
    All we did back then was pay a few cords for the Syndicate to survey the lot and give the bombero a ride to check out the electric...
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    Re: AHH,,, TRN

    In Esteli chilis are hit hard with plagas, the usual cycle of white fly spreading viruses. this year I have to scrounge up some netting to try to keep the white flies off the plants. Even so, we only...
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    Re: AHH,,, TRN

    I like to think of it as a semi-permanent recession. Those that have the bucks have the bucks, those with relatives abroad are moving, and the rest are hunkered down for the long haul. Optomists talk...
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    Re: AHH,,, TRN

    Guirillas cause brake lining wear...

    We have to stop at every guirilla joint along the road!
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    Re: AHH,,, TRN

    "yellow tortillas" are occasionally available in Esteli. I don't know the process they use to make them but they are made locally. The normal tortillas, which I like to call "cardboard tortillas",...
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    Re: AHH,,, TRN

    My wife said there are 2 places in Esteli, both too greasy so she doesn't go to them. Sorry, your mileage may vary.
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    Latest TSA Theatre

    Got stopped at mga security, seems the US is now afraid of coffee. I was advised that I could not take more than 320g of coffee in carryon this year. Nic security was accommodating, they just held my...
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    Re: AHH,,, TRN

    Ditto that. I have had enough parasites and the medicines that go with them to last a lifetime. I have a short list of restaurants I will go to here in town, and don't particularly trust them!...
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    Re: AHH,,, TRN

    I'll have to ask my wife but they are here. Nica tacos, as you probably know, look like enchiladas or taquitos with cabbage and white stuff on top.

    When we vacationed in CDMX a main priority was...
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    Re: Google News, January 5, 2020

    My middle east peace plan
    1) dump Israel
    2) declare peace on Syria and ask the Ruskies to help rebuild it
    3) Maintain neutrality on the shia-sunni war. I love "neutrality", it really means "screw...
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    Re: Merry Xmas

    Light rains in the low desert, ham-mushroom smashed potatoes-roasted carrots with white wine. And no firecrackers!!!

    Best wishes to all...
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    Re: Old Dichos Never Die

    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 to drive/dig it out. Finally they broke out some...
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    Re: In Memory

    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 coined the famous "and still they keep coming".
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    Re: In Memory

    Yeah murder/robbery is the ultimate "North-South transfer of wealth"!
    Nice to see it in a clear everyday perspective.
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    Re: In Memory

    So your solution is don't have property in Nicaragua? Or let people steal it until you have nothing? Mad dogs need to be hunted down and removed from society.

    There is no such thing as an...
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    Re: In Memory

    Education is the magic buzzword word, but maybe it was a lack of IQ and character, maybe with a dash of family abuse and substance abuse?
  17. Re: Looking for a cheap nature "retreat"

    In the north I would look at ecopasado Tisey, aka Los Cerratos or maybe Garnacha as a second choice.
    Not too hard to get to by bus except Wednesday when they don't run. Road paving is continuing and...
  18. Re: Looking for a cheap nature "retreat"

    Cool top is sitting unused under new owners. They hope the situation will improve within 10 years.

    From nothing to nothing! Even in the boom years you could not build a million dollar resort for...
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    Re: Interesting Number(s)

    During the rust belt recession I lived in my car for a few months while working full time so I know the drill. One of my best friends lost his home and eventually ended up a groundskeeper on a...
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving Cincinnatti

    Ben Franklin was a smart old bird...
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    Re: Google News, November 24, 2019

    He's just trying to be polite...

    Happiness is where you find it. If all it takes is a sand floor shack, booze, and brawny surfer babes that will do.

    Don't forget the return ticket so someday...
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    Re: Google News, November 22, 2019

    Polanko District would be fine, Mexico has a long tradition of offering exile. Nice shops and restaurants, too.
    But Danny ain't no quitter. Old "revolutionaires" don't retire.
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    Re: Google News, November 22, 2019

    Don't expect any plane rides, Danny ain't no quitter.

    "Denatured". I like that, a good word!
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    I glance at the news, a one up on the Russiagate scam. Bad losers trying to waste trump's time so he can't fix the problems the last 10 presidents created. Whodathunk draining the swamp would be so...
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    Re: S#!t people from SJDS say....

    It must be something in the water, these people could not have been born inutil?
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