The rains have started, that is to say that we have received a few showers off and on over the past couple of weeks. With the rains come some of the seasonal fruits. In this part of of the world that means the mangoes and the cashews are ripe, that also that means the monkeys
We just celebrated Easter Sunday which is the final day of the Semana Santa celebration in Costa Rica. Semana Santa is a week long celebration that commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. In the main cities next to the capitol they celebrate with processions and different reenactments of the events leading up
Sometimes the kids can get a little rambunctious if they do not have anywhere to direct their energy, heck sometimes I get a little intense if I don’t know where to direct my energy either. So needless to say when mom is away for the day, two wild kids and one antsy dad can be
I recently finished installing an aquaponics system at a friends rest/hotel in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. In the next couple of weeks we will get the fish and the vegetables going. I made a little trial run video of the system to help explain to others how it works. The system uses water pressure with
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
Three nights ago I had a dream that Baby Isabel was starting to walk around the house. The very next day we saw her take around four steps and then hit the ground. Just yesterday something clicked and she figured out how to put the steps together and balance her self before dropping so that
Isabel is starting to take some steps when she has a little assistance. We have caught her taking one step by herself but not any more than one in a half before she sits down. Any day now…
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.
Eli has been growing so fast, I was blown away how different he looks from the last video I posted of him a few months back. We decided to try to use my iphone on our walk this morning to the beach. You might notice that the quality is a little weak and the video
After watching his ol’ dad catch a few waves Eli decided that it was his turn to try out a few moves on the surfboard. The problem is that he still can’t swim even though he is getting more and more comfortable in the water. So right now we are working on balance and coordination.