La Vecina, Tuesday 1/19/16 #147

Today I understood things a little better. It probably helped that it felt like real action, not stalling conversations. I'm not saying today's action made me happy. Frankly, I am quite angry with a couple of people and very worried about others. As usual, this is condensed, combined and slightly out-of-order M.L.A style.
Nelson, You’re a Hero in My Book

Nelson psychs himself up to go over to Pedro’s house. Pepe sees him leaving Conatrol and their goodbye smacks of pre-death. They hug. Ramon makes a dick comment. Read More

La Vecina, Monday 1/18/16 #146

Apparently I no longer understand Spanish. Or maybe it's because I have been watching Gran Hotel all day and my brain is tired. Anyway, I didn't catch a lot today. There was lots of boring conversing today. I guess it was plot-moving, but it was mainly saqueador stuff and since it didn't involve Pedro dying, I didn't feel compelled to really try and figure things out. I've combined and condensed in accordance with MLA (My Lazy Ass) style guidelines.

Plot movement score (on a subjective scale of 1-10): 4
Simon was MIA after the meeting. He was at Nachito’s talking to the Profe about his relationship with Edwina. His eyes sure are sparkling! Profe thinks Simon likes Edwina. Simon is still lying to himself about how he feels about her. Or maybe it’s more like he’s being deliberately dense about how she feels about him. Read More

La Vecina, Friday 1/15/16 #145

In sleepy little San Gaspar, of all places!

Simon brings Profe Cariego to El Molcajete and it turns out he remembers both Sara and Merce from way back. Cariego is impressed that he would see something as cool as a rocket launch in San Gaspar, of all places! And the website is getting everyone all excited over it…Juancho beams with pride. As much as Merce would like to cheer Simon on, these committee meetings are a private affair. Everyone will have to support him from afar. Read More

La Vecina, Thursday 1/14/16 #144

Baby, come back!

Marina has been working a crappy job as a “secretary,” but they’re really treating her as more of an errand girl. Rafa pulls up in his truck as she’s walking home and she pretends her new job is, like, waaaaay better than CONATROL. “It’s not the same without you!” “You should have thought about that before!” Rafa explains the big party was for her (Marina) not Sara. They let Sara think that because she’d just had a fight with Sebas. This is all Marina needs to throw her new job over and come back home. She says she’ll sleep on it, but come on, we all know she’s coming back. Read More