Costa Rica Facts
28 May 2020
Universal Healthcare during COVID-19 works!
I can’t believe how impressed I am with the outreach to us from our local CCSS clinic. The CCSS is the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social...
16 November 2019
¡Soy Tica! ... I'm Costa Rican!
I fell in love with Costa Rica more than 50 years ago. The romance began when I first arrived at the Peñas Blancas border crossing between N...
01 August 2019
Corporatists strike again
That makes 5. When I retired, I thought that my victimhood at the hands of corporatism was finally over. Four times, I was a prime mover ...
14 July 2018
Spanish style wrought iron bars on windows and doors
Wrought iron bars on windows and doors, a traditional element of Spanish culture and architecture, are called "Rejas", meaning g...
15 August 2017
Hand ground and fresh brewed coffee
The last time we visited the States we purchased this little gizmo to satisfy our craving for that early morning cup of coffee when we are w...
12 July 2017
Happy 6th Retirement Anniversary to us!
Hard to believe that today is the sixth anniversary of our retirement and relocation to Costa Rica. Wow, looking back so much has happened i...
05 October 2016
WATER! Never take for granted life's basic necessities..
This is day five without water in our little town of Atenas! Last Friday night high winds knocked over a tree that broke the water main an...
18 August 2016
Nobody's Talking For A Reason
A member of the Facebook group Atenas Costa Rica Info asked about the veracity of an old book The Costa Rica Nobody Talks About . I bought ...
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