The Great Taxi War – 2016

QBLOGS – The “reds” against the “orange”, the “pirates” against the deadly free lancers,...

Dumb & Dumber Part 7

  Award # 1 That just has to go to INCOFER, our manager of trains which...

Dumb and Dumber Awards Part 6

QBLOGS - Sorry! But last week’s tragedies and morose news starting with the Death...

Bumb & Dumber Part 3

QCOSTARICA BLOGS: Award # 1 Goes to: President Solis, who, on our tax money,...

Dumb & Dumber Part 2

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - The First Award Goes to: -Taxing ATM withdrawals. That is right,...

[QBLOG] The Dumb and Dumber Awards

QCOSTARICA BLOG - There are a few, okay maybe more than a few things...

[BLOG] And Here We Are!

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - War in the entire Middle East continued reports of mass killings...

[BLOG] What is Craft Beer?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - What is Craft Beer? After a lot of reading, I have...

[BLOG] Life In Costa Rica Is A Gamble

QCOSTARICA BLOG - We are a nation that seems to go from one end...

[BLOG] Fear of the Law is Good

QCOSTARICA BLOG - Daily we read about new laws, new departments of law enforcement...

[BLOG] The Only Good News Last Week

President Solis has come out of the closet and said he would not ever...

[BLOG] Say What?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS -I read in two periodicals including the narrative in the Tico Times...

[BLOG] Long, But Good Article On The Value of The U.S. Dollar

For one thing, the dollar's weakness is helping to stabilize commodity prices in general,...

[BLOG] It Is Ironic!

QCOSTARICA BLOG - There is this annual event called Super Bowl which was held...

The Fatal Error of Pontius Pilate and Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA BLOG - The construct of defining and then solving the many critical problems...

Odd Thoughts on Life in Paradise. We Need To Change, And Soon.

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - As an expat, or even a two week tourist, do you...

The Perfect Storm

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Almost all the news, both published and on television, has focused...

And Now What?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Pope Francisco, perhaps the most popular Pope we have ever had,...

And Why Not Here?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - So far, we certainly are far from the brutality, murder rate...

It’s All About Taxes

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Like most folks who live here in Paradise, I really will...

Take it Easy, Get Used to A Slower Pace of Life!

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - As the saying goes, “In the U.S. you die of stress...

Things This Administration Must Do Now!

PAC and the presiding President of Costa Rica are from the same political party...

Taking a Look at News Headlines

QCOSTARICA BLOG - “Yes,” la Nacion is important if not critical to us locals...

A Little More Applause, Please

(QCOSTARICA BLOGS) - Not enough is being said about Costa Rica’s Special Olympic Team...

Selective Transparency

(qCOSTA RICA BLOGS) As my wife of many years would complain, “Juancito, you have...

Greece – Puerto Rico – China = Costa Rica

(qCOSTARICA BLOGS) While China is hardly going broke, it is in one lot of...

Who Runs This Country Called Costa Rica?

(QCOSTARICA BLOGS) Here we are in the second period of the Solís administration and...

Why So Surprised?

(QCOSTARICA BLOG) -- "The salary is not much, but the graft is wonderful!" well...

Let’s Think Hard About Two Things…..

One, kill our, obliterate our system of universal health that is the Caja, simply...

“Yes and “No”

(QCOSTARICA BLOG) Both Expats and Locals (Ticos) passionately argue or debate about everything possible....

Bottom Line On Tourism; The People Ain’t Coming!

QCOSTAIRCA BLOG - Living in Costa Rica is way too close to the Wizard...

[OP-ED] Please Educate Me, Why?

I guess this could be re-titled what goes through their minds when making decisions,...

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