From: A Broad In Costa Rica

To: Fifty To Life Dear Readers, I'm now blogging at FiftyToLife.com. Please join me over there. Today's post is called Me and My Coma. Fascinating. I'll be moving these abroad posts over to that blog, poco a poco, so everything will be in one place. Once...

The Eagles Have Landed

After having flown hither and yon for the entire summer, Hal and the boys and I are finally all in one place again: Kentucky. Where it looks like we'll stay. At least, that's the plan today. Or, it was an hour ago. The original plan, waaaay back in June, when...

What Is It With The Roads Here?

In the USA, I mean. No potholes, no gravel, no pavement dropping off the side down the mountain. No missing manhole covers. No ditches. No roads (so far) that go from pavement to gravel to rutted riverbed to pavement to riverbed to grassy knoll… well, you get...

Never Again

Famous last words, but I mean it this time. There isn't a bone in my body that doesn't ache. When I lay down, omg, it is heaven of the sort you only dream about. We have nine bags and three laptops Hal and I: pretty much our net worth. To add a level of fun...

Leaving The Life

Moving from Costa Rica is way harder than I thought it would be. I have completely misjudged how attached I am to our lives here, to the Costa Rican people, to my new friends. In the past couple of days, in particular, I realize I have made friends here in less than...

Home Again

I'm back in Costa Rica as of Tuesday. Looking out over my 180 degree view of the central valley and the mountains of Heredia and Alajuela beyond, listening to my chickens beg at the kitchen door. Man, those girls can whine! They know the good stuff comes outta the...

Git Jir Excellent Crap Rat Cheer*

Yep, we are really doing it. Now's your chance to have genuine Saratica pre-owned excellent crap. You might never get this chance again. Actually, knowing me, you probably will. Anyhoo, here's this round's Great Stuff: • 2006 Kymco Xciting 500 maxi-scooter...