‘COATIS’ Costa Rica’s equivalent of raccoons (Nasua nasua, Procyonidae) females & youngsters, raiding dumpsters behind an “Outback” restaurant This week has been more hectic and fractured, than I like. Next week will be worrywart heaven. Will we get back to pura vida the following week? Getting my CR driver’s license, having fun at the printer’s […]

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‘ARTE PARA TODOS’ beautiful graffiti in San José Another day – another Central American Adventure! Today was my second attempt to get a Costarican driver’s license, before the three-month-past-entry-stamp-date deadline rolls around at the end of the month. Again, our Canadian friend Molly offered her guidance and company, and the two of us set off […]

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Writing While Watching Pictures upload An experiment in interactive lap top use – working in smugmug, while blogging :)) Recently I re-discovered some pictures I took around 2003/04 in the loop in Chicago. Among them a few snaps of the undulating titanium pieces, which the genius of Gehry molded into a bandshell, of all things! […]

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Restaurant ‘La Carreta’ in Atenas Fog-Scape about 7 h early June, 2011, Casa dos Leónes, CR Vandal & Otto at El Rancho Leon, Texas, 2009 This Friday started quite early, completely unintended. I simply woke up before 5 h and was not able to fall back asleep. Maybe because the dogs were missing. Not ‘missing’ […]

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Being a very picky and somewhat bitchy person, I have to make this remark about a fellow blogger and neighbor, who currently writes about their European travel adventures. This blogger has managed to misspell roughly 96% of all town names, she’s mentioned. It just drives me bonkers. Don’t you care, woman? I know, it’s not […]

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WHAT A DAY! Taking a bus to ride to San José. First time using public transportation in CR 🙂 great! Not getting a CR driver’s license. Not so great. The Boston Bruins winning the Stanley Cup after a 39 year drought. GREAT! First Green Bay, now the Bruins, what a year! Being all tired and […]

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