Welcome to our third vlog/webisode, Eli’s Birthday. I like to look at this as another dimension to our blog, http://puravidaculture.com that we have been keeping for around a decade now. See what a typical Birthday is like for the Gringos as Eli celebrates his sixth birthday at school, home and with friends at the beach.
Eli turned six last week, and that means that we had a great reason to celebrate his life, and our lives all week. Early in the week we were in the city doing some work on Baby Riley’s US birth certificate at the US Consulate, so we were able to pick up some gifts for
Children’s day (Día del Niño) in Costa Rica is celebrated on September 9th. When it falls on a school day, which it does more often than not, the kids get to celebrate like it is a holiday. At Eli’s school each parent buys a gift for their kid and they all get to open them
The past couple of days there has been a mother horse and her mare eating up some of the overgrown grass in the yard. This morning they came right up the house and started grazing in the yard which made for a great opportunity to start snapping some pictures of Isabel on cloud 9.
It is so wonderful to get to be a parent and watch the little ones grow. Having three kids under six years is a daily reminder of how fast they develop. There really isn’t that much time between the three year old and the 5 year old, and it seems like just yesterday when the
Renegade Sailor ~ Americana. Culture. Paradigms #6) Permaculture Conversation With Adrian Fisher In the sixth installation of the Renegade Sailor Podcast, I take a stab at the art of conversation with Permaculture specialist Adrian Fischer. Adrian and I talk about homescale gardening and some of the basic concepts about permaculture. I also talk about being
ARTWORK BY WINSTON SMITH Renegade Sailor ~ Americana. Culture. Paradigms #5) On the Freeway In the County ~ Doing Time In the fifth installation of the Renegade Sailor Podcast, you can hear a middle aged man’s attempt at the pod casting game, ten years late. In this podcast I tell the story of my journey
The kids have been doing great since we got back to the beach. We are starting to get deeper into the rain season, which has turned out being our favorite time of the year. I guess, if we were to break it down, one of the reasons that we like living where we are at
Renegade Sailor ~ Americana. Culture. Paradigms #4) Toes, Chief & Cuba In the fourth attempt at the Renegade Sailor Podcast, or otherwise known as my desecration of pod casting, I tell the story of when Toes Chief and I went to Cuba to meet Ernest Hemingway’s boat captain. I also talk about how I
Renegade Sailor ~ Americana. Culture. Paradigms Making The Move In the third installation of the Renegade Sailor Podcast, or otherwise known as my attempt at pod casting. In this podcast I tell the story of how we made the move from San Diego to Costa Rica, the good the bad and the ugly. I also