Ugly American on American

We hadn’t even left Juan Santamaria airport in Costa Rica, for our 1st border run since moving here, before being reintroduced to the sound and feel of our homeland. A passenger, we will call him Richard, Dick for brevity, was a shining example of the term Ugly...

I say Buenos you say Días. Buenos…

After almost 3 months in Costa Rica, I would love to be telling you a funny story about how I called someone’s father a potato because I used the word papa instead of papá or mentioned some friends’ nether-regions when I meant to ask their age as in anos vs años…No,...