Monthly Archives: July 2012

Critters, large and small

Clearly, one of the most interesting things about living in Costa Rica was the wildlife.  Do YOU have monkeys coming right up close to your back porch?  Toucans and laughing falcons in your trees? We were amazed, astounded, and just … Continue reading

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A Simple Fourth

We never paid all that much attention to the 4th of July when we were in Costa Rica.  It’s not that there weren’t opportunities including the huge production of the annual picnic put on by the American Colony Committee (which … Continue reading

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A Plethora of Produce

I know it seems a little early in the season to be using terms of abundance like “plethora” but, ironically, some of the produce we’ve felt most starved for over the past 5+ years is actually “spring” or early season … Continue reading

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