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La nave: the joys and mysteries of San José buses
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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La nave: the joys and mysteries of San José buses

Katherine Stanley - September 27, 2015

Recommended: The amazing true story of tuanis and brete – words to be thankful for Every year since I became a mom, I’ve tried to spend one…

What Costa Rica taught me about motherhood, whether I like it or not
Maeology
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Maeology
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What Costa Rica taught me about motherhood, whether I like it or not

Katherine Stanley - August 15, 2015

See also: La horma de mi zapato - on love and taxis To have a child in another country is to take on an entire nation as…

Brush up your bathroom Spanish: a truly crappy language lesson
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Brush up your bathroom Spanish: a truly crappy language lesson

Katherine Stanley - July 20, 2015

“What’s so funny?” my husband asked as I cleaned coffee off our morning paper – the coffee I’d just spit up all over the page. I read…

The cure for grumbling expats: un granito de arena
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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The cure for grumbling expats: un granito de arena

Katherine Stanley - June 15, 2015

My husband and I sat next to a moonlit pool and had a depressing conversation. As we sipped our beers and watched a midnight rainstorm move in…

Shall I compare thee to … a monkey with a plastic banana?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Shall I compare thee to … a monkey with a plastic banana?

Katherine Stanley - May 18, 2015

If I had to choose, I'd say that the most colorful turns of phrase in the languages I know and love can be found in their comparisons. To the…

The bird who rules Costa Rica, and the language of rain
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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The bird who rules Costa Rica, and the language of rain

Katherine Stanley - May 4, 2015

See also: La horma de mi zapato  – on love and taxis It was still pitch black when I sat up in bed, thoroughly annoyed. “What is…

On tweeting and twitteando: Should we resist when languages change?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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On tweeting and twitteando: Should we resist when languages change?

Katherine Stanley - April 20, 2015

Recommended: La horma de mi zapato - on love and taxis As a political observer, I have found living in Costa Rica to be hugely freeing. In…

Guaro: a primer
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Guaro: a primer

Katherine Stanley - March 17, 2015

Recommended: Costa Rica, The Quiz – How much has your adopted country changed you? Anyone who has read my haphazard musings in recent months can probably discern, in…

La horma de mi zapato: On love and taxis
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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La horma de mi zapato: On love and taxis

Katherine Stanley - March 2, 2015

Recommended: Costa Rica, The Quiz - How much has your adopted country changed you? My decade in Costa Rica has been guided, sustained and enlivened by a…

Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?

Katherine Stanley - February 2, 2015

See also: You can't speak Spanish without huevos What’s the sound of one hand clapping? In Costa Rica, it’s a delicious little snap-snap-snap made by holding the…

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