Our Costa Rican hometown of Atenas is, in contrast to that other, slightly older Atenas, a slow-paced small town nestled into the hills rimming the Valle Central. This central valley stretches like an oversized comma from the Golfo de Nicoya in the Pacific ocean to our capital city of San José. The new central valley […]Read more "Art Fair at ‘El Rincón de Nana’ Atenas, Costa Rica"
In less than one month, we will be traveling back to Texas for a while. So, as I sit here on a lazy afternoon in Atenas, Costa Rica, completely fogged in, wind gusts ruffling palm fronds, steel drum tattoos of hard rain on the roof, so loud, you can’t hear any other sounds, with the […]Read more "Cloudy Cerebrations of a Fuddled Fuddy-duddy"
No more swallows on our porches.Read more "The Case of the Nebulous Nestlings"
A 3-year drought is destroying Central Texas.Read more "My Unicorns are dying"