On the Finca – Part 5

Hello, fellow humans. I know you’ve all been tearing your hair out wondering when your favorite Costa Rican farm blog would be updated, so I’m happy to announce another round of improvements have been completed on the property. Running water + a new toilet I spent a day up at the property with Luis, whoContinue reading “On the Finca – Part 5”

On the Finca – Part 4

Yesterday morning I departed on the drive to the farm with a head full of plans and a heart full of excitement. I wanted to install a new door and rim lock, replace a toilet, and maybe even install the 1,100 L water tank up the hill in back of the cabin. Nine hours later,Continue reading “On the Finca – Part 4”

On The Finca – Part 3

Good morning, all! I wish you all a happy Friday and a speedy recovery from yesterday’s food coma. I know I haven’t written for quite some time, but it wasn’t due to a lack of activity. I had promised myself that I would post following the conclusion of every project I undertake at the farm.Continue reading “On The Finca – Part 3”

On the Finca – Part 2

My apologies for the brief hiatus in posting. A week of farm-fixing was limited by car troubles. The car has since been sorted, and I spent last Sunday afternoon up at the property with the brand-new brushcutter that Julia’s father and I picked up from the local Husqvarna dealer. The machine is a 143R-II whichContinue reading “On the Finca – Part 2”

On the Finca – Part 1

I can happily report that I have now been to the farm. Twice, actually. The first trip was this past Thursday and the second was just yesterday. On Thursday, Julia and I went up but were unable to check out the cabin interior, so instead we trekked across the property to see what condition thingsContinue reading “On the Finca – Part 1”

From Costa Rica with Love

I’m in Costa Rica now. Maybe that’s a bit too abrupt for an introduction, but I’ve been thinking recently that I need to dedicate some thought to normalizing that which feels “exotic”. This isn’t to say that I want to ignore differences and avoid new experiences, but rather examine new parts of the world withContinue reading “From Costa Rica with Love”