Category Archives: Jaco

A friend leaves Paradise (aka Costa Rica)

The person who I am about to write about reads this blog, so let’s hope I don’t tick him off. Shortly after I moved to Jaco from Quepos in Costa Rica, I met American Jack Ettinger playing pool We became … Continue reading

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Saying good-bye to Costa Rica

It’s July 7, 2011, and I’ve now been living in Costa Rica for slightly more than 13 months. I leave, probably for good, in three weeks. I have other countries to visit. But what have I learned, and what have … Continue reading

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A panga for two

First, be forewarned. This is something of a literary post about my fishing trip on my birthday, June 15. I’ll try using a storytelling method for the benefit of my good friend Mark. First person will have to do. I … Continue reading

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