Life in Costa Rica


I never thought I would find a place that was so welcoming. Lake Arenal is my place.

My neighbor Miguel came for a visit today. Actually it was his first visit. His wife asked him to see if my wife was ok. She has been in the states for three weeks to visit her mother and sister. Her sister has breast cancer and had a breast removed and is going through kemo.

My girlfriend and mother went to California(from Las Vegas,NV) to help her out. While there here mother has a stroke. Hence the long visit. It has been a long time I felt I belonged in any community. For a neighbor to go out of his way , to care, is extraordinary!

Welcome to Costa Rica!

Do I speak Spanish ? No, although I am taking lessons. Yet , Miguel has no trouble conversing with me through my broken Spanish and body language. He made my day.

Knowing he cares about the Gringo across the street. Pure Vida!  (the good life)

In the next couple weeks I hope to show you what it is to live life in Costa Rica.

Stay tuned!Any questions email me :

What do you want out of life?



Author: tmnugent

Poet Author. Living in Costa rica Pura Vida. Love to travel, play with my dogs and write poetry. My girlfriend and I enjoy life and could't be happier living here

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