The Old Man And The Sea !

Catch of the Day

The Senor went fishing on the Dos Amigos today and about 14 miles out caught this big one.  Of course he didn’t have the camera with him and I had opted not to go so there is no record of the fight and landing this approximately 100 lb fish.  He just gave the fish to the captain as a sail fish isn’t what he considers to be good eating, but.  Luckily I met up with him and was able to get some good pictures.  Obviously he is very proud of his catch.  While he fished I prowled around town, did a little bit of shopping, but mostly the looking kind of shopping.  Then I took myself out to lunch.  I selected one of the waterfront restaurants where you can sit at a table with your feet in the sand.  Lunch would have been cheap except for the two mango margaritas.  Which I have discovered are the absolutely the yummiest drink ever.

Always my fascination is with what I see different here.  Every morning all over town mothers and fathers walk their children to school, girls in their uniform skirts and boys in white pants at the school closest to us.  Boys all with short hair neatly combed  girls mostly with long pony tails or braids.

Children being walked to school
The “Good Humor” truck has a different look here also and defiantly a different sound. No Calliope type music just the soft tooting of a bicycle horn as he pushes his cart around town.  Today this one had 2 flavors in his galvanized tub, coconut and strawberry.  I opted for the strawberry today.  We were sitting at Zorro’s Bar which is almost right under us, I didn’t even need to get off my bar stool to trade 20 pesos for some great tasting, probably home-made ice cream.

The Ice Cream Man
I really could live here!
Signing off KO

Author: zihuathyme

I'm a traveler, not as frequently as I would like as I'm semi retired. I prefer that phrase to working part time. I would travel to new places, my husband Doyle, not as adventurous as I is more comfortable with the tried and true. Thus we have fallen into a routine (not a rut) of going to Zihuatanejo for 3 months January and February, March. Pendleton Oregon for the Round Up. Plus numerous short trips. We are "RVers". For hobbies I make and sell stone & shell bird houses, garden and read my new kindle. I'm a Wedding Officiant and officiate at about 40 weddings a year, and also operate a small delivery service. Prior to my "semi retirement" I was in corrections and before that I owned and operated a bail bond agency, In 2016 My husband began chemo for Chronic lymphoma Leukemia, while doing well this has changed some of our travel habits. Relaxing in Mexico suits him well, for that I am thankful. KO

One thought on “The Old Man And The Sea !”

  1. You should frame picture of fish, What Beauty of fish, Kids were so shocked that Grandpa caught that Fish.. Great Catch Grandpa, When is he fishing again…. How much is Ice Cream? Looks Yummy…. Why not Mom, Move there whats keeping you in crummy Port Orchard.. You can find cute Job there.. Life to short, Its time for your New Adventure Moving to Mexico would be amazing place to vist the both of you there. Think about how tan you will be year round and no worries about how slippery the roads would be…

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