Tag Archives: San Jose

An unutterably ugly word: malignancy

In my last blog, My body, my battleground, I wrote about finding a lump in my breast, and having a biopsy.  That was a month ago, though it seems more like an eon. Not quite a week afterwards, my doctor’s … Continue reading

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Puerto Viejo adventure

We planned our first trip to Puerto Viejo, on the Carribbean side, to coincide with the visit of my daughter, Bonnie, and my two granddaughters, Maiya and Bettie Belle. The luscious tropical resort area is a seven-hour trip from our … Continue reading

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Crossing the border

For the myriad expats who have to cross the border every ninety days, here are several ways to get to Nicaragua from San Jose. Those who can afford the price may fly, at a cost of over five hundred dollars. … Continue reading

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Opera Odyssey

BufferIn an effort to absorb more of the cultural life in San Jose, we decided to attend “The Best of the Opera” at the elegant Málico Teatro Salazar with our friends Wayne and Marguerite. We bought tickets for a five … Continue reading

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