It has been raining almost every day, not all day just on an off. Sometimes it rains all day other times doesn’t rain at all. Everything is as green as it going to get, the rivers are full of water, the sky is full of clouds and trees are full with leaves.
We have been living full time in Costa Rica now for over a year in half and have enjoyed the ups and downs that come with living in small town at the end of dirt road in the middle of no-where. Ticos are some of the friendliest and happiest people on the planet, especially when
We were blessed to have both my parents and my niece Amanda come down for a ten day visit. It was Amanda’s first time to Costa Rica so we enjoyed our time showing her around our little town and community. My parents have both been down before but not to Santa Teresa. They came down
The Cortez Amarillo is one of the many unique trees that is around our neighborhood. The tree is native to Central and South America and is mainly used for its timber however each year after the rain begins it blooms a bright yellow flower for one-two days. The entire tree turns bright yellow until the
One of our good friends came down and spent some time with us over the past couple of months. It was really nice having him around and showing him around our jungle and community. He also played the tourist and took pictures of just about anything that he thought was interesting. I downloaded some of
Some pictures from around the house one Sunday morning in March.
Eli started school down the street at Little Feet Non Profit and has really been enjoying it. The school is an old house with two classes. Eli is in the younger class with around 15 kids who range between the age of 3 and 4 years old.
I was heading back to the office after lunch and found a Basilisk sitting poolside. At first I thought that it was a branch that had fallen from a tree until it started moving in an UN-natural way. This type of lizard stands out from the others because it is very jurassic looking. It looks
Living in the tropics has its advantages but it also had its share of disadvantages that come along with the package. I don’t believe that there is such thing as a perfect place, and if there is by the time you get there it is no longer perfect. What I mean to say is that
Grocery shopping is something that you pretty much always have to stay on top of, especially with a family of four. We are fortunate in our family because Lyndsey is a good shopper and we consume nearly 100% of the perishable foods that we purchase, including fruits and vegetables.