Gloria Yeatman

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Feb 10 2012

How to Bargain in Spanish – Video

Featured Speak Spanish Video: How to Bargain in Spanish http://youtu.be/W4uDVB1DAZs  

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Jan 22 2012

Is Learning Spanish Your New Year’s Resolution? – Video

Is Learning Spanish Your New Year’s Resolution? – How to Learn Spanish in 2012 I don’t know about you, but the goal of learning a new language is daunting. In getting ready for our move to Costa Rica, I knew that knowing some of the language would help me with the huge transition of living …

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Jan 22 2012

The Businessman and the Fisherman – A Parable for Today

You may have heard this little story before, but we think it is a great reminder of the joys of a simple life well lived. The businessman was at the pier of a small coastal Costa Rican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin …

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Nov 15 2011

Warm, Welcoming, & Peaceful – Casa Amanecer B&B

When you visit San Ramon, we recommend you stay at Casa Amanecer Bed & Breakfast. Your innkeepers, Chris and Luisa Panzer, are great people, very warm and welcoming. Chris is originally from Maryland and his wife Luisa is from Peru. They met each other at Habitat for Humanity here in San Ramon de Alajuela and …

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Nov 02 2011

Video – Stop Thief!

On October 3rd, after two and a half years here in Costa Rica, we have now become victims of theft. We saw the thief grab our property and run off with it.  Eventually, we recovered it, though it was broken with some pieces missing. We were at the beach when it happened, just standing around …

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Oct 18 2011

Gringos in the Mist – Day 11

The online newspaper, Inside Costa Rica,  reported today that “It’s been raining in Costa Rica for 11 days straight and the national weather service is forecasting a couple of days more before the sun begins to shine again. This is the one of the longest rainy periods in the history of the country.” Here at our …

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Oct 05 2011

Video – Turtle Love

We were able to watch one stage in the cycle of life of marine turtles when, on a boat tour to San Lucas Island in the Gulf of Nicoya, we saw two marine turtles mating. What are the odds of seeing such a thing, and then being able to capture it in pictures and on video …

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Sep 06 2011

In Gratitude

Some days it’s almost too much for me…I think about our life here in Costa Rica and the gratitude just bubbles up and overflows.  I love our life here. We have made some wonderful friends and have found the sense of community we always craved. What has brought it home for me this time is …

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Aug 29 2011

Newsletter – August 2011

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Monthly Newsletter! In this month’s issue: So, what’s up with the Yeatmans? Our monthly update to answer the #1 question people ask us, “What do you DO all day?” Paul’s Monthly Tip to Live for Less in Costa Rica: Join the Caja, Costa Rica’s National Medical System Paul’s Monthly Weather “Report” …

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Aug 26 2011

Fiestas patronales de San Ramón 2011

TRANSLATED FROM ORIGINAL ARTICLE POSTED BY ELOCCIDENTE ON AUGUST 16, 2011 by Alexis Castro San Ramón hopes to celebrate in style during the feast. Program begins with 16 religious activities, but sales of local foods and concerts begin from August 26 and end on September 4. A week full of cultural education and cultural activities …

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