You Can Be Landline-Free!

If you have hi-speed internet and are using any phone service other than a Voice-over Internet Protocol, like Skype, you are throwing money away. If you are moving to or just visiting a foreign country where hi-speed internet access is available, you really do need a...

The Cel Phone Bill

The difficulties associated with living in a developing nation is rich fodder for sarcasm and humor. It puts the “frustrating and hilarious” in our daily lives. As much as we are frustrated by these little difficulties, we’ve chosen to happily suffer...

Operator, Give Me Information…

Information Give me long distance Long distance Give me heaven… But I digress. The point of this post is to share my new discovery: there IS information here in Costa Rica: dial 113! Today I got Pizza Hut’s number and ordered pizza. Man, this is living....

Who Thought of This?

The Spanish word esposo [e-SPO-so] means husband. One meaning. The Spanish word esposa [e-SPO-sa] means wife. It also means handcuffs. You KNOW a guy thought of this. *********** OKAY OKAY: I stand corrected. Fortunately, I’m used to this living with teenagers....