Tag Archive: JoStuart

May 07 2014

Remembering Jo Stuart

We are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend, Jo Stuart, last Thursday, April 24th, 2014. Her death was reported the following morning by A.M. Costa Rica in an article entitled, “A.M. Costa Rica columnist dies in the city she loved.” Jo is perhaps best known for her column, “Butterfly in the City: Musings from San …

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Dec 04 2013

When in Rome, First Check Things Out, by Jo Stuart

by Jo Stuart Some people are under the impression that I am an authority on Costa Rica. Anyone who has to make eight visits to Immigration to renew a cédula is no expert. (When I use the word cédula, I actually am referring to the ID card we are given as residents and that is also …

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Feb 08 2013

Book Excerpt 3 from Butterfly in the City: Waiting to See the Doctor at Hospital Mexico

One of Paul’s favorite books is Jo Stuart’s, Butterfly in the City: A Good Life in Costa Rica. It gives a great picture of daily life here in Costa Rica, especially in San Jose, the capital. So much of what she writes, we agree with, and with Jo’s permission, we will reprint excerpts in our newsletter …

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Nov 30 2012

Book Excerpt 2 from Butterfly in the City: Give Me the Simple Life

One of Paul’s favorite books is Jo Stuart’s, Butterfly in the City: A Good Life in Costa Rica. It gives a great picture of daily life here in Costa Rica, especially in San Jose, the capital. So much of what she writes, we agree with, and with Jo’s permission, we will reprint excerpts in our newsletter …

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Oct 20 2012

Book Excerpt 1 from Butterfly in the City

One of Paul’s favorite books is Jo Stuart’s, Butterfly in the City: A Good Life in Costa Rica. It gives a great picture of daily life here in Costa Rica, especially in San Jose, the capital. So much of what she writes, we agree with, and with Jo’s permission, we will reprint excerpts in our newsletter …

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