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We All Deserve A Break, And Mine Is SOON!

27 Jun 2023 2 minute read 1 comment CodyMac50

Mexico is a country really like no other. Once you cross the Rio Grande, (Rio Bravo as they call it in Mexico) you enter what seems like an alternate reality. You meet some of the poorest begging for a few pesos, or dollars immediately as you walk in...

The Stoic Rollercoaster

24 Jan 2024 5 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

So, you wanna be a sicario.  Super hardcore, like the guy in the song.  You don't take no lip from no 'thority figures, and mujeres exist to affirm your own bad decisions.  Anyone tells you different, is gonna end up in stasis.  "I have tunnel vision...

The Languish Age

24 Mar 2024 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

“In what language does rain fall over tormented cities?”Pablo Neruda   Centro de las Artes is a former prison in San Luis Potosí, Mexico that was converted into an art school.  Built in the panopticon style in 1904, it was used as a prison until 1999...

El que con lobos anda, a aullar se enseña / He who walks with wolves is taught to howl

18 Oct 2023 1 minute read 4 comments marjuanm

  Los hábitos de una persona, sean buenos o malos se transmiten a otras personas que se relacionen con ella, si son buenos pues que bueno, esa persona se va a beneficiar de tener un amigo con buenos hábitos; pero si son malos en poco esa persona se...

Better Than Nothing

20 Dec 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"They came in with green vests and goat horns.  They blasted everyone."Survivor of the Salvatierra Massacre   On the night I moved into my apartment on 18th and Racine in Chicago in 1999, I was shaken down by the Latin Kings.  A stoned, drunken gangb...

Todo cabe en un jarrito sabiéndolo acomodar / Everything fits in a jar knowing how to arrange it

15 Nov 2023 1 minute read 3 comments marjuanm

  La paciencia es una virtud: el no desesperarse, obrar con calma y paciencia, además de ser organizado, ajustar prioridades en las tareas y otras acciones que llevemos a cabo lograrán que tengamos éxito lo que uno se ha propuesto.   Patience is a...

Pac-Manacatecuhtli Eats The Sky

8 Apr 2024 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

There is a great debate in Mexico whether the sky is being eaten by Pac-Manuīlcōzcacuāuhtli, the Aztec god of video games and gluttony, Pac-Manacatecuhtli, the Aztec god of video games and sustenance, or Pac-Mantemoc, the Aztec god who made it to lev...

Resident Gringo

15 May 2024 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

“Our functions are more than anything social proximity, it isto interact with the family and clarify people's doubts.” Valeria García Valdivia, Hottie Squad, Aguascalientes State Police   I am the resident gringo.  There is no cultural stability in G...

Fallaste Corazón

13 Jun 2024 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"And you who thought you were the king of the whole worldAnd you were never able to forgiveAnd cruel and merciless you laughed at everythingToday you beg for love, even if it is out of pity"Fallaste Corazón   "Fallaste Corazón" is a song written in 1...

The Champions of Justice

30 Mar 2024 7 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"Jalisco never loses.  And when it loses, it kills."The Champions of Justice "Whoever does not serve to kill, let him serve to be killed."Manuel Parra Mata   1.  The Champions of Justice The Champions of Justice were a coalition of Mexican bondage fr...