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Archive for February 2009

You gotta be shitting me. Bowling???

February 28, 2009

Once a week we find our slightly intoxicated asses upstairs in the bar, pool and bowling area of  Planet Bowl.  In the past, wearing used shoes and sticking my fingers in bowling ball holes where thousands of others have been before me never sounded very appealing. However with the right amount of alcohol I’ve found many things I wouldn’t normally consider […]

Food For Thought

February 23, 2009

  Being forced to order food off a menu in Spanish has to be some kind of karmic pay back for an awful thing I did in a past life.    Since I don’t abla espanyolee, I have two choices when it comes to ordering at a restaurant. The first choice is to pick from a picture on the menu, the second […]

What do you call a chili cookoff without chili?

February 18, 2009

  The Merida chili cookoff!  I’m SO not joking.    The cookoff / garage sale was advertised to start at 1:00 PM. We arrived at 1:20 and were told there wasn’t anymore more chili!    Being from Texas, Sanch and I had been to a lot of chili cook offs and they usually serve chili for at least three to five hours, sometimes longer.  We’re still having […]

We finally made it to Dzibilchaltun.

February 15, 2009

It’s a definite must see.  The building in front of the Temple of the Sun was totally mind blowing.  The Mayans used rooms in this building to experiment with space and dimensions.  These folks were way ahead of their time.   I realized to late that the ruins cover a large area of ground, to see them would mean […]