Monthly Archives: January 2012

Controlled chaos

Heck, who am I kidding?  It’s not “controlled” at all.  It’s complete chaos.    After all, we’re moving! On the other hand, we are eating 3 tasty hot meals a day; today’s lunch for 9 a great example of creative … Continue reading

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Is She Too Cute?!?

Okay, I know that I’ve got a static “page” here on this blog for the latest Avila pix, and these will go there eventually as well. But, gosh darn it, it’s been a while since I’ve posted any new pictures … Continue reading

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Morning Howler Concert

It’s that time of the year.  Woke up again this morning, around 5 am or so, to the deep-throated growling and hollering of the “congo” or howler monkeys.  It went on for quite a while and it’s one of the … Continue reading

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11 from 2011

Oh, I know, “numbered lists” are very popular. And somehow the change from one year to the next seems to bring out the need even more strongly to make lists. So, here I am.  Especially with such big changes on … Continue reading

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