For Sale

​Everything absolutely everything in this country can be had for a price but most of the time it’s not a fair price for either the buyer or the seller, one or the other is getting screwed.

Today , on one of the rare occasions when I go out lately, we’re sitting at a little local place, and an old man walks up to us and asks us if we speak Spanish.

He was very feeble, very old and looked ill. The conversation went something like this, he wanted to know if we were interested in buying land because he wanted to sell his property.  How unusual to be solicited on the street to purchase property.

He appeared to be very sincere and in desperate need and I want you all to join me and saying a little prayer that he finds what he needs without selling his property.  I don’t doubt for one second his sincerity after being here this long you learn how to read the good people and you learn how to read the bad.

I didn’t take his name or phone number. I think a prayer to the cosmos is more in order and having God take care of him and not seeing him being taken advantage of.

He reminded me so much of the woman I saw a couple years ago very dignified looking or rather maybe not dignified looking, but a woman with dignity just as he was a man with dignity today, she was eating out of a dumpster and I hope he never has to.

Listen to the palms…

~Loca Gringa

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