Over the last day, or so, we are having this passioned discussion in Facebook. The object of our desires are cowboy boots. Not just any old boots, but outrageous, even crazy, fancy line-dancing kind of cowboy boots! Many, many years ago Barry presented me with the gift of a pair of custom designed, hand made […]Read more "Fancy Dancing – not quite the Sherman Alexie way"
‘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 […]Read more
‘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 […]Read more
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! […]Read more
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’ […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more