The Engagement

Engagement is defined as “A promise or agreement to be at a particular place at a particular time.” It’s also defined as “A battle.” Our lunch date with Alice and Tim, when they finally got to the restaurant, was LOVELY. Getting there was...

Pura Vida Hotel

Well, I did it again. I invited myself to someone’s house for dinner. Conveniently, this person’s house is a Bed & Breakfast. And their dining room is a restaurant. Finally! I get it right!!! Really right: this was the best meal we’ve had in...

Three Little Things

There are three little things that could keep me from being totally, insanely in love with Costa Rica: the book situation (lack of bookstores and/or a cheap way to get books here), good reasonably priced restaurants, and MOVIES. At this moment, lack of decent movies...

Berni’s

Berni’s (BEAR-nees) is our favorite local lunch spot. It’s right in Santa Barbara, the fish is fresh and they spice it up real nice, fry it, add a little salad, maybe some papas fritas (french fries, although we have a new resolve to give up papas fritas),...