Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Cover Speaks Volumes

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Free Will Foiled By A Red Dress

Here I offer up a personal experience that clearly demonstrates the power of Determinism over the illusion of Free Will.  This morning just before eight,  I pulled up in front of my office on Avenida 16 in Sabana Sur and … Continue reading

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Has Your US Passport Expired?

Are you due for a U.S. passport renewal in 2017? If so, better get going on it soon. The U.S. State Department is expecting a tsunami of applications for either renewals or new passports this year. Why the hordes of … Continue reading

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Zen Dog Duke Dialogues

Zen Dog Duke Dialogues: The Lock Smith, The Fiddler and The Cook

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Dinosaurs May Have Cooed Instead of Roared, Scientists Find

Tara John Jul 12, 2016 Not only did some dinosaurs have feathers, but according to new research the prehistoric creatures may have emitted coos or mumbles instead of mammalian roars. After a comprehensive review of vocal data from bird and … Continue reading

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Where Lemons are Limes and Wives are Handcuffs, Costa Rica

Lifted from the pages of QCostaRica.com 1 Home Delivery Fast food restaurants such as McDonald’s, Burger King, Taco Bell and many others have home delivery or “express” as it is called in Costa Rica. All ‘express’ service is prepaid, that is … Continue reading

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No One Knows Your Name

  Excerpt from: The Zen Dog Duke Dialogues A compellation of 25 years of off the grid stories by and about expats living in Costa Rica No One Knows Your Name The broke the broker and the broken. The morally … Continue reading

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More Catholic than The Vatican

From the Tico Times Forever and ever, amen: Costa Rica as a Catholic country   I am one of those baptized Catholics who had their years of intense faith despite the usual sermons and sometimes absurd traditions of the Catholic … Continue reading

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