Music in Costa Rica

In our frenzy of packing to move here, we sold and gave away most of our CD/DVDs, bringing only the essentials, thinking we could replace what we wanted once we were here. Bringing them was just too much: we had hundreds! Sorting through them would have taken too long...

A Month On The Caribbean Side

David is a regular Costa Rica Living Group contributor. He and his wife, Charlotte, recently spent a month on the wild side. Yesterday, he wrote to the group about it. Since my family has not been, I was captivated by his story. Can’t wait to go – as soon...

A Note From New Jersey

Remember Robert, Randi, Jacob and Willow? We had communicated online for several months till we practically felt like octuplets separated at birth… Robert has been gung-ho on Costa Rica for a long time – in fact, he’s put together a great website...

Back To Our Future

We are finally home in our empty glass house high above the hills of Escazu, Costa Rica, and it is heavenly. I ran thru a million names for this post. Like “Re-Arrival” because, like our first arrival, stepping off the plane at the San Jose airport was...

Finding The Time

We don’t know what frickin’ time it is in our own house because we don’t have any cloCKS THAT WORK. $&@)(%#(&$!&!~!!! Oh, we’ve bought clocks. I bought two at Hipermas. That’s the only place I’ve seen them –...

Moving Day

Saturday we moved into our new house. It was a pretty simple affair, really, because our previous landlord bought most of the furniture and appliances we’d bought for that house. (You know, the house we rented “furnished”… don’t get me...