Listen to the Rhythm…

Of the falling you-know-what. Go ahead, you listen. I'm sick of it. This is our third rainy season here and I plan on it being my last. Almost anywhere else will do. Even Key West in the stifling end-of-hurricane-season heat (she says now.) October through...

Free Christmas Songs Download from Oprah!

My friend Teri at Yo-Yo in Paradise turned me on to this – great songs by some of my favorite artists! FREE but only for a few more hours so go now if you can. That saved me $8 on iTunes and took about a minute. Click here for the songs. Thank you,...

Happy Belated Pi Day

Yesterday was Pi Day. As in the number you get when you divide the distance around a circle (its circumference) by the distance across (the diameter). Or 3.14159265358979323846 26433832795028841971. For starters. Apparently, in 2002, a Japanese computer scientist...

2am 2008

Hal and I got home about an hour ago and the fireworks are still going off all around us. My LTG friends, Lisa and Tom, had a party at their house which is straight up the hill from our house. You know how we are always bragging about our incredible sweeping 180...

Feliz Año Nuevo!

Happy Year New from the Badgetts and us in Costa Rica! Here’s Randi, Willow (inset), Jacob, Hal, Nana, Ryan, me, Robert and Mo wishing you Prosperidad, Paz y Amor [pro-spare-ee-DAHD, prosperity; pahs, peace; ee, and; ah-MORE, love] in 2008. Who could ask for...

Bendiciones Por Todos

Blessings all around! The fireworks stopped at 12:35am sharp. Like last year, there was a final burst of bottlerockets shot from right in front of our house. Then silence. Everywhere. Oddest thing… We finally put up a tree so Angela, my maid, would stop crossing...

5 Gifts for Christmas Eve

This is from today’s Costa Rica Living Group board: Christmas Eve in San Jose25th Anniversary On December 24th, twenty five years ago, five gifts were given to five kids in the shacks existing back then in Bajo de los Ledezma, located between Rohmoser and La...