From the monthly archives: April 2014

We found Costa Rica today. We were driving along the road, heading up into the mountains, and we found it just ahead of us along the roadside. And then we were in it. The Costa Rica of our mind had suddenly become real in the countryside around us. How does one recognize the place in […]

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You’d think I would have learned by now. How many times have I come face to face with it…expecting one thing and then finding another? Hundreds? Thousands? Perhaps millions. We’re traveling in Costa Rica, and the Tacacori Eco-Lodge where we spent our first night was pretty much as I thought it would be, lush and […]

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We all have food aversions. I get that. Some people can’t stomach Brussel sprouts, which just happen to be a favorite vegetable of mine. Some people get green at the thought of linguini and clams, another favorite of mine. Even the innocuous strawberry or peanut can instigate allergic havoc in some people sending them to […]

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I was testing blog titles to see which ones pulled the most responses from my subscribers, and this one is pretty well up there with the best of them! It’s not a trick title, though. It describes what I found out this weekend bowling with a bunch of senior citizens who just happened to be […]

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