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The Power of the Pelota

When I was in high school I traveled to Costa Rica for a summer program focused on community service, adventure, and Spanish immersion. Our homestays were in a small village, and my family had three sons. 840 more words


Escalation in Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s protests have grown into an actual uprising, with some cities even forswearing allegiance to the government entirely, and the clergy siding with the opposition. 21 more words

The world in Ken selfies

I’m not one to take my own picture. Really don’t like selfies and snicker when I see people preening in front of their small screen taking pictures of themselves, often while in the midst of far more beautiful surroundings. 698 more words

The Bible

“However, I don’t understand why people insist on pitting the concepts of evolution and creation against each other. Why can’t they see that spiritualism and science are one? 977 more words


Writer's Block

I’ve been through a long spell of Writer’s Block. I am aware that it has been a while since I updated my blog. Months, actually. The truth is, it’s been Writer’s Block; but not of the traditional kind. 366 more words


Costa Rica's Nicaragua Problem

This cartoon originally ran in The Costa Rica Star on August 3, 2018.

The violence in Nicaragua, which isn’t a civil war, is sending thousands of refugees into Costa Rica. 220 more words

Nicaraguan Criollo Cigar Box

Criollo is a brand of cigars from Nicaragua.

I picked up this box at Community Forklift.

I thought it would make a nice pen (or cigar) holder. 59 more words

Wood Inlay