Are We Secretly AI?

What comes to mind when you hear the term Artificial Intelligence? Some equate AI with robots and androids. The definition of Artificial Intelligence is: “The theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence,...

The Darker Sides of Paradise

Did you know living in Paradise has a downside? Tourists tend to focus on having fun. If they move to Paradise permanently, reality will smack them in the face or other body parts with gleeful gusto. Disillusionment often follows, which can become an expensive shock....

Battling the Bugs

Insects are this lady’s least favorite inhabitants of our planet. Yes, in the grand scheme of things they serve a purpose, specifically when it comes to sustaining birds, lizards, and some mammals. To the best of our knowledge, Earth is not home to Klingons. So,...

Celebrating Hatching Day in Costa Rica

Have you ever been serenaded on your birthday? The singers approached the bed clapping and singing Happy Birthday. As you would expect, I was smiling, but the ending made me laugh. “Although you are 76, you look 42.” A perfect way to start this lady’s Hatching Day,...

Why I Live in the Country

Had you asked the question twenty-something years ago, the answer would have been simple. Never. Hubby grew up in the country of Oklahoma. He longed to own land to do as he pleased without the inevitable suburban busybodies sticking their noses into his business. To...

The Scent of Fresh Baked Bread

If you want to tease the palette of anyone within sniffing range, fry bacon, bake cookies or bake bread. Pleasing aromas have the power to tweak your taste buds. Scents conjure memories. Hubby and I opted to oven fry bacon because we could make a larger batch than...