Monthly Archives: March 2008

latest from puerto viejo

i rode over to the store earlier in a light rain and returned with four big bags of groceries hanging off the handlebars. i made it back here without bruising any of the fruit, but i forgot coffee filters and … Continue reading

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iran threatens costa rican bookies?

 this article is fairly interesting. i *think* i know what it is trying to say, just not sure if i believe that anyone would actually *print* what i think it is saying. i better read it again. here is the … Continue reading

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wsj on bear stearns

the wall street journal has a good blow by blow of a collapse of the US financial system narrowly avoided. it’s not likely that this crisis is over yet. UPDATE: sorry, the WSJ is apparently a walled garden still. that … Continue reading

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stolen shoe

i usually leave my two pairs of “high performance sandals” (or at least that is what i imagine someone in marketing might call these) sitting out on the back porch. one morning i opened the door and discovered that the … Continue reading

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parrot imitating rooster

a parrot i saw on a finca near here has spent too much time hanging out near the roosters, and now wants to be one:

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completely lazy sunday

i haven’t really been posting much lately i guess, so what better way to ease back into it than a quick blast remarking on how lazy of a day this has been. there are a couple of backpackers talking up … Continue reading

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