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What to Do When You Miss the Bus


How did it happen? I arrived at the bus stop 15 minutes early. It´s a small town, and it´s impossible not to see a bus go by. Perhaps I mistook a word when told the schedule. Perhaps I will practice … Continue reading

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The Siren Call of Plans, the Reality of Maybe


Deep in my heart, I know, from experience, that planning is futile. You can have a general idea, but grip too tightly and the pressure turns that which is lively and light into a cold, hard, useless thing. Yet part … Continue reading

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Viva, Las Vegas!


One of the entries to the magical land of the Osa Pennisula is Las Vegas. It is on the crocodillo-rich Rio Sierpe. The town of this gateway, Sierpe, consists of a pharmacy, a little market, and a few adventura vendors. … Continue reading

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Camera Shy


“No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen.” ~Minor White Some will be happy to see that previous blog entries are New! and Improved! with photographs. Even I must agree … Continue reading

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Righteous B-Ball


El Centro is the busiest piece of real estate in San Pedro. It´s in front of the municipal building, behind the market. By day it´s a school yard and by night it´s the hottest b-ball court in town. We´re talking … Continue reading

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Where the Streets Have No Name


This is that place. It´s probably as big as New Hope and Lambertville combined. With no, totally nada, street names. If you want to visit I´ll explain to go up the hill on the street of the Santiago dock, before … Continue reading

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Present Perfect (Grammar Free!)


San Pedro is a nice place to be. I find myself just sitting, enjoying the moment for many moments. I don´t do this often enough at home. Here I get up (get this) at 6:30 am (yes, Nancy, voluntarily), get … Continue reading

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Simple Is As Simple Does


All my clothes are clean at the same time, on the same day that I´ve had a shower. How much better could life get? Perspectives can change. I´ve intended to strip down to basics; I received that for which I … Continue reading

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It´s Summertime, Boy!


Today I practiced time: hours, days, months, and seasons. Imagine my surprise when I learned I am now smack dab in summer here! I think that´s because it gets up to 75 degrees some days, instead of the typical 72 … Continue reading

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AFP Corrections


Well, that didn’t  go as expected. Turns out jaguars have no interest in eating peoples. They prefer monkeys. Who knew. This is the beginning of dry season. We only had three people in our group, all of whom returned safely. … Continue reading

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