What Did You Do Last Summer?

School is back in session in most places. As a way to ease the students back into the education groove, many a teacher’s first homework assignments used to be: “Write an essay on what you did last summer.” The teachers cautioned their creative students about using an...

A Few More Bits and Pieces From Costa Rica

Some days you walk along the beach, and the tide keeps a respectful distance, also known as low tide. Under normal conditions, Rio Manzanillo is a narrow river that flows down the mountain into the sea. It is easily crossable at about ankle to shin deep. The upside of...