Saturday, May 30, 2009

living in La Paz

I could not stand the heat in the van anymore. it was sweltering. and so I had to choose. and Cabo San Lucas was not only a den of vipers and junkies, but also expensive. so La Paz and it`s cool coast only cost $180 a month all inclusive with furniture. so that is where I am. Madero and Juarez. El Centro de LA Paz.
Classes of Spanish are a bit price...around $800 a month so that might not happen as planned.
The end of the world is coming but I`m focusing on the guitar. The patterns are beginning to fall under my fingers without effort and the latest song we all have to get acquainted with is "handbags and gladrags" as performed by Rod Stewart. go ahead and check that out. I will have some videos as soon as I can find a better place to upload them.
here´s the stereophonics doing a cover of a cover...

ain`t no sunshine



ain`t no sunshine...when she`s gone.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Cabo San Lucas and Triunfo

dealing with my breaking van




Legends Piano Bar. Wendy showing off.



No Se Vende


Lands End


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skim boarder`s paradise.



Nicolas playing a Chopin Etude.


Nicolas Carillio at the Triunfo Museum of Music. The place is empty except for him and me. I gave him a copy of the Liszt piano reduction of Beethoven`s 9th symphony. He didn`t know it existed.

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Saturday, May 16, 2009

fernando delgadillo

kind of my new favorite song...





Fernando Delgadillo Lyrics

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Sierra Laguna

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How Bohemians Really Live

I almost forgot about going to the desert La Sierra De La Laguna and finding an inch of water where I thought a tropical oasis would be.








The wheel of fortune continues to spin in erratic circles

I. from Culiacan de Sinaloa. Reminds me of D's wife. How unlikely is it that a bouncy, bubbly, curly-haired girl from the Mexican coast would wind up riding shotgun in the `69 econoline on her way to college saying "Aw fuck, man, Queen is the shit. I tell you Queen is the shit. And tell no one this, but, I love Meatloaf. Bat of Hell. You like?" And I lean up to put on Paradise by the Dashboard Light. "I remember every little thing as if it happened only yesterday."

I tell you that it is as unlikely as playing dominos with a friend of I.`s who is reading Confederacy of Dunces, while living in his mother`s house and writing a philosophical treatise. What do I. and I talk about...mostly Roger Waters solo albums (I told you that Amused to Death was an important album) and why our past may or may not be important to our present.
A wise person told me on the Cabo beach that "whatever you have done in your life you deserve paradise."

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Kayak in El Sargento

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The idea was to kayak to an island. That didn`t happen.



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me and ernesto did get stung by jellyfish. I was stung o the lip and arm and nearly drowned in panic.

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the big tecate beer is called a Caguama or Turtle shell. It`s over a liter of beer. Unnecessary.

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cribbage in El Sargento.

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Ernesto found the only cool spot in the desert.

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