Expats Blog Contest


Published comments! 1

These were so much fun to read, I had to share them all! If yours did NOT get published (due to a variety of reasons), please email to me, caroleconnolly@gmail.com, and I will post them here! Thank you all so much. I cherish each and every one.   Going Like […]

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Top Nine Types of Shoes for Living as an Expat in Costa Rica 2

Shoes! I’m all about the shoes. It started with Bonnie in Brooklyn. We were best friends growing up in the projects in the 1950s. Post WWII, our families were struggling to build foundations for new starts. Money was scarce; our parents worked hard, yet, we were given weekly allowances, which […]


New Kid Gets the Gold! 6

A HUGE heartfelt thanks to all of you who voted for me and posted comments! Some were hysterical, some were tender, all were much appreciated. Some did not make it to publication for a variety of reasons. Please send them to me at caroleconnolly@gmail.com . I plan to post a […]

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