Monthly Archives: February 2018

WAXING GIBBOUS IN FEBRUARY 2018

I just can’t resist commenting on the phase of the moon February 26 Waxing Gibbous 83% TODAY February 27 Waxing Gibbous 91% February 28 Waxing Gibbous Illumination: 97% March 1 Waxing Gibbous 100% March 2 Full Moon 100% TOMORROW – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY … Continue reading

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The Secret Is Out: NYT Discovers Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

All of life’s necessities advertised on Santa Teresa’s sleepy main drag. Credit Sean Davis Driving down the dusty dirt road that connects the locale’s four beach areas — Playa Carmen(notable mainly for having the only ATMs in this no-credit-card zone), Playa Hermosa, … Continue reading

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The Art Of Manliness

When I was a young man, I would scoff at well-intentioned adults who would sometimes offer up little aphorisms when I got in trouble or had a problem. Little nuggets like, “This too shall pass,” generally went in one ear … Continue reading

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The Cultural Importance Of The Siesta

  I’m not talking about a catnap, 20 winks or a “nooner”, which is a completely different beast but often followed by a legitimate siesta. I want to address a culturally popular activity that is a standard break in the … Continue reading

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Earth Dog 2018

OK movie fans, this one is for you. Due to an accident while swimming in the sea Francis meets the surfer Moondoggy. She’s fascinated by his sport and starts to hang out with his clique. Although they make fun of her … Continue reading

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The Other Side of The World

This is just cool. Check out Antipodr @ www.antipodr.com Have you ever wondered what is on the opposite side of the earth? Enter Antipodr.com – simple online tool that lets you type your street address, city name or a zip code … Continue reading

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300 Million Years Ago

    Trivia nights would have been a lot easier 300 million years ago. In the Early Permian Epoch, Earth had one just one ocean, Panthalassa, with one massive supercontinent in it, Pangea. Pangea is just one of several supercontinents … Continue reading

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Shipwreck found at Punta Uva on Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast

Specialists who have been working to identify remnants of shipwrecks in Costa Rica’s Southern Caribbean say that a ship’s hull brought ashore by the tides this weekend at Punta Uva could belong to the Daisy Gray, built in 1936. The … Continue reading

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Make Latin America Great Again / This is wild!

Make Latin America Great Again!  

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WERE CERVANTES AND SHAKESPEARE THE SAME PERSON?

Now that’s just silly.  Did Shakespeare lift some lines from Cervantes?  That may be the case, albeit unwittingly.     The 22nd April 2016 marked the 400th year anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, the greatest writer in Spanish … Continue reading

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