Uh oh. I found these in the back of a cabinet. Hidden away. Should I worry? Should I eat one? I don’t see organico written on the bag...

My Name is Xavier and I’m An Organic Choco-holic

So Xavier goes to the grocery store last night and comes home with 30 different kinds of organic chocolate. This morning, Mo and Ryan and I pile it all on the counter so we could point and laugh. X says: “You know, wanting to choke certain people makes my blood...

Takin’ The Cocoa Cure

PRE-PROLOGUE: During our 24 hours of hell, the only thing we discovered is that Xavier’s blood pressure is in the high range of normal. Not high blood pressure, as he is quick-like-lightening to point out, just in the tippy-top limit of normal. “Which is...

Borat

Yesterday was Xavier’s 57th birthday so we celebrated the night away. It was a pretty wild night, dinner and a movie, we were out till almost, I don’t know, 8:30? It’s going to be a pretty quiet Valentine’s Day around here while we...

All Good

Thank you for all your emails and sending the white light. It worked: Xavier seems fully recovered. He must have strained something working out. There is simply no other explanation. It’s completely gone now. Still mystifying… I owned an aerobics and strength...

Icy Toes

I like to sit up at night after everyone has gone to bed and read blogs or surf the tv or watch Weeds (downloaded from iTunes). Just sorta hang-out “alone” in the house. It’s winter here in Costa Rica and up here on the mountain, it’s cold....

Pink ‘n Slippery

That about sums up the description of Hal’s gastointestinal tract, all of it. Frankly, it looks just like his colon. No, we didn’t try this at home! They don’t sell those fiber optic cameras to just anyone, you know. Besides, I just like to watch....

Me ‘n Hal in 2036

At least we won’t be dressed in matching outfits. I’d like to be, but Hal won’t go for it. And I’ll bet I don’t get to drive then...