Benitin y Eneas by Pierre S. De Beaumont and Bud Fisher

Benitin y Eneas

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  1. Arye Uygur

    Arye Uygur said, almost 4 years ago

    7 more days and God willing, I’ll be on my way to Yucatan.

  2. davidf42

    davidf42 said, almost 4 years ago

    Morning, Village.
    Congratulations, Arye. Hope you have a good time.
    According to the Sociable Security Department, as of yesterday, I am now officially retired. Course I’ll work up till June, which is turnover time for Methodist pastors.

  3. dkram

    dkram said, almost 4 years ago

    Good morning Vagabonds.

    David, It has been my experience that pastors don’t retire, they go into pulpit supply. ;-)

    A barber we used to go to would go down to the yucatan
    every January. As I understood it, he was descended from the Maya. A little time in the tanning both and he looked like a native.

    It was 5 degs last night, I haven’t looked this morning, may be I’m just to scared. ;-)


  4. davidf42

    davidf42 said, almost 4 years ago


    Actually, you’re right. I don’t believe a minister ever retires. What I intend to do is relax for a year or so and then ask for maybe a part-time appointment.

  5. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, almost 4 years ago

    Good morning, Vagabonds.

    David, a very good friend who is a retired Methodist Minister (he married my husband and me) went on to be the pastor for a nursing home in Perris, CA. He loves it there – great people who really need him.

    It got down to 28 last night. Cold enough for this California girl!

  6. Montana  Lady

    Montana Lady said, almost 4 years ago

    Good Morning, Vagabond Village,

    It got down to 4.5 degrees last night. That’s a big BRRRR! Had to use an extra quilt and all was fine!

    Have a great time in the Yucatan, Arye. How long will you be gone? Do you stay with family/friends, or hotels? What kind of food will you enjoy the most? What place will you most want to visit again? (Inquiring minds want to know)

    Congratulations, david……….it’s semi-official. Woo Hoo!

    Jan, once it gets below 30, it’s just plain cold! It’s really hard to tell if it’s 10 or 30……..just that your sinus cavity freezes up the closer it gets to zero. Glad we can be inside when the temp dips!

  7. davidf42

    davidf42 said, almost 4 years ago

    30? Poo! Once it gets below 50, it’s too cold for me!


    SWEETBILL said, almost 4 years ago


    @davidf42- our pastor retired @70- 8mos ago,our new pastor
    is taking a months vac. to his home town in Africa ,leaving Jan. 7, soooooooooo our retired pastor will be filling in during
    his absent. I think he will like that and us too as we all miss him dearly.

    Weather- cool this AM 60’s , but was able to where my shorts when I did my morning walk for the daily newspaper- near 70 now, so I going to take down the decorations outside on my porch.

  9. Arye Uygur

    Arye Uygur said, almost 4 years ago

    @MONTANA LADY: I stay in a hotel in the center of town and go to a restaurant called “El Trapiche.” It used to be a jugeria, where they would make fruit shakes from really exotic fruits. My diet bthere is completely different from what I eat here. I have breakfast of a small plate of cantalope and bananas with a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice. For lunch I’ll have either refried beans (in Spanish, frijoles refritos, in Maya Bul) or 3 quesadiles, maybe with a glass of chocolate milk.

    I just saw a video of me climbing the pyramid of Chitzen Itza, but I don’t do that anymore. I just relax and visit with my friends and on Mondays I go to the English Library for a language exchange and meet new people.

  10. woodworker318

    woodworker318 said, almost 4 years ago

    If you think that you will relax for a year or so after you retire, I’ve news for you. It isn’t going to happen. After I retired, many years ago, I wondered how I found the time to do all the things I had to do when I was working. As for the cold it was about 14 this morning at about 8:00 am and I am with you David, when it gets below 50 it’s too cold for me also but unfortunately I don’t have the deep pockets to go south for the winter so I have to tough it out. For me, I would like to live in shorts and a jersey all year around.

  11. Florchi

    Florchi said, almost 4 years ago

    High of 79 here today. High of 81 predicted for tomorrow, then back to a high of 79 on Friday & only 78 on Saturday. I was over by the beach and all the parking lots and parking spaces were full. Bikini weather. @Rita – come July when we’re sweltering I’ll be wishing I was in Montana. :-)

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