Thanksgiving


Gasp! I Forgot the Turkey! 15

I live in Atenas, Costa Rica, chosen for the convenient location close to the airport, shopping and services. From my door, I can be in PriceSmart (similar to Costco) in twenty minutes. My family lives in Nosara on the Nicoya Peninsula, overlooking a beautiful beach, Playa Guiones on the Pacific […]

Butterball Turkey

Turtle Trivet – What is the Meaning?

I was a Teamster. All I know is I had a card that said so. It wasn’t until the mid 1970s, somewhere between 1974 and 1977, when we went on strike that I really got it. Most of us twenty-something flight attendants lived from paycheck to paycheck. Strike equals no paycheck. […]


May The Shorts Be With You!

We did it! A group of about twenty-five including dogs and babies managed to slip between the raindrops and do an organized 6K! We are grateful for the efforts of the organizer, Susannah Achor, who comes from a running family. Her parents will run in Pennsyvania today; she ran with them […]


Traditions We Bring With Us

The American flag shorts you see here will be “Turkey Trotting” down the road in Atenas, Costa Rica on Thursday, November 28, 2013! These shorts get pulled out and dusted off three times a year for over twenty years; the annual Wharf-to-Wharf 10K in Santa Cruz, California, the Firecracker 10K on […]