The Best Salsa You'll Ever Eat . . . and Some Mighty Fine Guacamole . . . Even for Dummies

This isn't my salsa recipe. I snagged it while I was waitress in college....more

Leave The Gun, Take The Cannoli

 About our move to Costa Rica, my darling fr...more

Curtains Up!

 No white after Labor Day; no patent leather before Easter; never leave home witho...more

Louis, I Think This Is The Beginning Of A Beautiful Friendship

 What I know about welding: The trick in welding is to attach things with...more

I moved my husband, terrier, and 17-year-old cat to Costa Rica. Follow the sarcasm, mishaps, and adventures.

There’s that moment when you’re uploading photos for your blog and everything is clicking right along. Then the Internet goes down and everything is lost. And you swear....more

War Is Too Important To Be Left To Politicians

I met my first gecko many moons ago when Rusty’s older brother rented a home on Kauai....more

Then God Be Blessed, It Is The Blessèd Sun

Just another monkey Monday. Our troupes seem to have their weekly staff meetings near our home on Monday....more

Tell Four Footmen to Call Me in Time for Lunch, Will You?

Anyone recall how this blog began? I do....more