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From our former life on Sesame Street to our new lives in San Ramon de Alajuela, Costa Rica. This is the story of our new life as it unfolds. Everyone has their own story to tell, this is our reality.

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Books, books and more books

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The trend may be to go digital but at our house we're still book readers. We're real book readers and fans of used book sales. The annual Women's Club of Costa Rica Book and Bake sale has become one of our traditions. Where else can you get twenty used books... Read more
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Masked tityra

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If it sounds like a duck...it may not be a duck. It might just be a Masked Tityra. We here this bird around San Ramon during the summer. Not so much during the rainy season.This shot was taken one morning recently while walking the dogs. Read more
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Buried

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While many people are buried in snow around here we're buried in piles of other stuff. I started taking down Christmas which always gets me looking around at the arrangement of stuff around the house. Which led let moving bookcases. Moving bookcases means something has be be done with the... Read more
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Unidentified little bird

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This little cutie has been hitting the banana racks lately. He's not one we've seen before. At first glance I thought he as a yellow throated euphonia since we've seen those in the past. A quick glance at the throat tells me different. It's not yellow. Nor is he a... Read more
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, 2013

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The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve was where we had our first adventure of 2013. We drove up early one day last week stopping for an ice cream cone and some cheese at the cheese factory on the way. Once at the reserve we had our cheese and cracker snack then... Read more
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Not what you want under your Christmas tree

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I don't believe a coral snake was on any of our Christmas wish lists. That didn't stop this guy from slithering under the Christmas tree. I'm taking it as a sign it's time to take down the tree. You can bet I'll be wearing gloves when it comes down, just... Read more
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Sweet treats

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These locally made chocolates were among the sweet treats we discovered on our recent trip to Santa Elena. A local woman suggested we stop at Whole Foods and check out some of the products made by the people in town. We're glad we stopped! The market has all the usual... Read more
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Little distraction

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While photographing the hummingbirds I posted yesterday, Callista called me to come see something. This baby sloth is the little something she wanted me to see. It was rescued at the reserve. I got there just as the adoptive family was driving off with him. They were kind enough to... Read more
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Lunch at Morpho's

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For lunch yesterday in Santa Elena we visited Morpho's. When we first arrived in town and drove around, Morpho's caught our eye. On the recommendation of a local business owner we decided to give it a try. The restaurant is beautiful. The painting is awesome inside and out with beautiful... Read more
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