Monthly Archives: March 2012

Unpacking in full force

Yes, after almost exactly 4 weeks of “camping out” (although in pretty upscale style, if I do say so), they called on Thursday, about 10 days ago, to say they had the container ready to deliver. I, understandably enough, asked … Continue reading

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Now that’s customer service!

It’s funny, we keep saying to each other how nice everyone is here — you’d think we’d been somewhere full of  rude people for the past 5 years and that’s certainly not the case in Costa Rica.  We always had … Continue reading

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YakTrax and Hats

Yes, when we gave away our YakTrax in Maine in 2006, I sure don’t think we figured we’d be buying them again in 2012.  But here we are, and today we happily bought two new pairs of YakTrax at 30% … Continue reading

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