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Snorkeling, stranded, squirrel monkeys
Saturday, July 23, 2011      5 comments

Internet access has been sporadic, but travel is exciting! phebeandrichardcostarica ... Read more
Me & Mangoes, and Little Mr. Orange Kitty
Friday, July 15, 2011      8 comments

I had another close encounter of the mango kind - not sure if it was something in the juice this AM (which was NOT made WITH mango, but there may have been mango on the kitchen implements or something) - or it might have been that I kissed DH wi... Read more
Heading north
Friday, July 15, 2011      2 comments

If you don't hear from me for a few days, don't worry - we're heading out of San Jose northward, then will head out to the Pacific coast - and we don't know what we'll find in the way of wifi availability. I'll post when I can!... Read more
A busy day ends in a tango fest!
Friday, July 15, 2011      2 comments

We went to the central market, got stuck in a thunderstorm in town, had a pretty good day - and the restaurant we went to for dinner had a tango show going on, so DH and I danced a brief tango and had a great Italian dinner. Oh, and more cereus... Read more
I managed to photograph 2 blue morphos! Plus a cereus blossom!
Thursday, July 14, 2011      7 comments

I cannot tell you how exciting this was!!!!!!!!! We went to the museum, and they start with a big butterfly garden and explanations about how the butterflies help the environment, and how the plants feed the butterflies - and there were tons of... Read more
A travel day
Sunday, July 10, 2011      2 comments

but we went out for a walk, and will walk some more later. Gorgeous drive, but uneventful - which is good for a driving day! phebeandrichardcostarica ... Read more
Cloud forest
Sunday, July 10, 2011      3 comments

I actually expended more calories hiking than I took in today eating - now if I could just keep that up, I'd lose all the weight I want to in NO time!!!!! phebeandrichardcostarica ... Read more
Still travelling
Saturday, July 09, 2011      2 comments

Lots of birds, and a very cool lizard! phebeandrichardcostarica ... Read more
Day 2 - head north
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      2 comments

http://phebeandrichardco Long post with lots of pictures - having FUN!!!!!... Read more
I can't keep my languages straight
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      5 comments

My brain seems to be stuck in Italian! This morning at bkfst, a woman and I both reached for the hot milk (leche caliente) at the same time - so I withdrew my hand, nodded at the container, and said to her "Prego" - which is italiano for "P... Read more
San Jose CR
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      1 comments

We're in San Jose CR, I updated our travel blog - phebeandrichardcostarica Plus I have over 8000 steps on my pedometer at the moment, and we're heading out shortly.... Read more
Leaving on a jet plane
Monday, July 04, 2011      6 comments

We're off tomorrow, for 5 weeks - so have fun, we certainly will! I'm taking the computer along, and will post on our blog (with photos) so people can follow our trek around Costa Rica. Take care, exercise, eat well! (I'll be eating... Read more
Site for our travel blog (Costa Rica)
Saturday, July 02, 2011      4 comments

We'll be keeping a blog of our summer travels, including photos and commentary - here's the link, if you want to follow us. (There's a way to log in a follow us, or join, or something - totally free - but I don't know how to do this, so just pl... Read more
Happy, final entry on the Little Mr Orange Kitty saga
Friday, July 01, 2011      9 comments

I'm not sure if I posted the update on Little Mr Orange Kitty, so this is for all of my kitty loving Spark friends: On June 20, last day of school, Mr Counselor went by and picked up LMOK, who by now was used to people and very loving. Mr ... Read more
Building my resistance muscle
Thursday, June 30, 2011      6 comments

After reading blogs by a Spark friend, Watermellen, I learned a bit about "The Beck Solution," where Dr. Judith Beck describes and uses cognitive therapy to help people learn to think like a thin person. I definitely need help with how I think ... Read more

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