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Blessing the Rain in our Lively & Tropical Southern Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s Other Cloud Forest: Los Quetzales National Park

Blessings to all ... so much wonderful energy in our part of the world ... so many talented and loving people are moving here recently.

Check out the Astral Forecasts with Marguerite here.

Thanks for the updates and please keep everything current as we can!

Costa Rica among the best countries for expats according to international study

Judiciary Orders Creation Of Website To Check “Exit Restrictions” From Leaving Costa Rica

Picturesque Costanera Sur Being Resurfaced

How sweet it is: plants that may support diabetes treatment by our own Ed Bernhardt

Huge garage sale on SATURDAY and SUNDAY (Oct 8th and 9th). Everyone is welcome so please share and invite your friends!

Furniture, wash machine, kitchen items, Clothing all sizes, lamps, pictures, frames, grill, bird cages, antiques old saddle, from Guatemala and Panama - handmade blouses, table clothes and woven items, computer table blender, telescope, blankets, small food processor, handmade painted items, small boxes of stained glass, jig saw puzzles, clocks, artificial flowers, baby shoes, hats, electronics, all colors of hand towels, yards of material, woven baskets and much more. Hope to see you there. DIRECTIONS: Heading south on the Pan American Hwy from San Isidro, I live 5 stop lights after Maxi Pali in barrio Lourdes. A few markers to watch for….You will go past the SuperMercado (on left), the next stop light is the entrance to Los Chiles (the road to Sabores). The next stop light is Lourdes. There will be a San Luis store and fruit stand on your right. Turn left. Take the second left and drive past the church. Continue going straight until you reach the T in the road. Turn right and drive approximately 8 houses down, pinkish 2 story house with garage door gate. Watch for signs. Contact info: text or call 8427-8779 or house 2770-2583

Farm of Life is seeking a Yoga Instructor for Nov 7th 2016 to Jan 19th 2017. We are seeking someone with prior experience and who would be excited to live at the Farm of Life campus and be in service. The dates are very specific and we are only interested if you can commit to the full time. If all goes well, then there is a opportunity to extend the position thru April 2017 for our retreat season. Please contact us at with your resume. We are interviewing candidates promptly.

Now taking volunteer applications at Finca Morpho for the 2017 season. You can find all details here,

Spread the link around to anyone looking for some hope and new excitement about life. There are things we can do to participate in the revitalization of the planet and its ecosystems!

Thanks again to Russ for putting together this blog post on Live Music & Good Food in San Isidro. Click here.

Old, classic, gringo, high end surround sound audio stuff…..all amps are Sony ES, Control Preamp 9000ES, front speakers Infinity Planar tweeter, & midrange, much more…..worked well 4 years ago….needs some tlc… offer, phone 8418-7456


Seeking a couple to create and manage a beautiful property and devolope

a health retreat center. income depends on what you create. located in paraiso

de cajon on paved road 15 miles from san isidro with bus to door. on 9 acres, total contruction of about 7000 sq. ft. with 7 bedrooms 6 baths, 5 kitchens, internal

waterfalls, 2 ponds, fruit trees, flowrers, statues, etc. must be multitalented, some of which includes,good vibes, property maintenence, marketing, yoga, massage,

vegetarian cooking, financial management, organized, clean, etc.

send email to with qualifications, etc.


I'm sponsoring an essay contest to "sell" my house near San Vito, Coto Brus. For $150 and an essay on HAPPINESS, you can win my 2 bedroom/2 bath house, fully furnished, with 2 acres. You will have a 1-in-700 chance of winning! Contest ends November 1st, 2016, so don't delay!!! And remember, this is not a school exam; if you don't think of yourself as a good writer or English is not your first language, get together with friends and get help.

The contest rules, entry form, along with photos and all the information you need can be found on my website:

(Though I prefer all questions to be posted on the website for transparency, you may contact me at; U.S. phone is 541-490-4909)

We have some very special farms now available .. please click here to view the details.

Here are a few of the new & available items on our Great Stuff to Buy & Sell page .. and some not yet listed

  • Uniden 2-way radio GRM2238-2CK set

  • Barely used portable crib .. Playard ... really nice

  • 32 cup coffee maker $25