As I went to visit a new friend tonight for (what I thought would be) a short conversation and short “business” meeting, I received a wonderful compliment.  I was meeting with Ricardo to talk about Kristie and I taking over the marketing of his little cabina and the final couple little details I had […]

This is just a quick observation and opinion.  As I moved to Uvita to be active and a part of a growing community, I am finding it difficult to understand all of my expatriate compatriots and the need to build a castle on the mountain.  I totally understand the beauty and that it is a […]

This week is a big week for me.  In my head that is.  I have now been in Costa Rica for 5 months.  The exact same time I was in Belize.  Time sure does fly.  So why does it seem like I have only been in Costa Rica like half as long as I was […]

Very few of the people “in the know” on moving overseas recommend Costa Rica anymore. International Living has only a little interest while the group at Live and Invest Overseas downright say it is not the place to go right now. And the reasoning is good. Costa Rica banks are compliant with US regulations, the […]

I went about this journey looking for something outside the norm. I really wanted to land in Nicaragua. I went, I liked it and loved parts of it. But really only parts. The unspoiled Pacific was perfect, but too quiet. Granada was absolutely awesome, but not near the ocean. I tried Belize for 6 months. […]

That is all it took for me to realize that I made a good decision. 48 hours of being back in the United States has convinced me that I feel more comfortable in Central America. I can’t even put my finger on it exactly. A trip to the local convenience store and just trying to […]

I have been seduced.  I can’t believe I allowed this to happen.  How could I have been so careless?  It just happened so fast and I just couldn’t help myself.  I fell into the seduction so easily.  I didn’t mean for it to happen.  I just couldn’t help myself.  She is SOOOOO beautiful.  She doesn’t […]