Alas…Packing Day is Here

We pull up stakes tomorrow and head north.    The XTerra is all clean, as are most of the clothes (hoping for a sunny day today as I’ve become a big fan of line drying….particularly for sheets…yet something else to do when I get home, but I digress). 

It’s going to be a shocker to get back on the road again, although road tripping is alot of fun.  I’m going to Dominic and Maria the most, and of course we’ll miss the rent-a-dog, who arrived at 6:00 a.m. this morning, and Igs (the young male iguana) who keeps us  constantly amused.  We’ve settled into a very cozy existence here in Costa Rica, I’m wishing we could stay forever, but as Blonde Mom says “tomorrow’s another day, Scarlette”. 

We’ve revised our packing methodology for the trip back.  (Note to self, next time, bring fewer clothes).  We’ve divested ourselves of some “stuff” (printer, DVD player, beach chairs), which should help….and didn’t really collect too much replacement “stuff”, although I am bringing home my bottle of Costa Rican honey.  We’re once again going to have the “go rats” box, w/the electric kettle and french press, fig newtons and other munchies.   I’m reserving judgement on the “new packing” until we’re actually done with it, though.

I’ve (kind of) learned how to use the video camera, although with the HD format, it will require some software and some time at home before I can post them here in a usable format.  I have enough video of the iguanas for a short which I shall title “Leapin’ Lizards”.   The camera takes stills as well, but I’m just not as good at it with the HD as I was with my camera (which we will replace in Houston when we get there)….so bear w/me on the photo stuff. 

Pura Vida.

~ Blonde Gator

6 Responses to “Alas…Packing Day is Here”

  1. avatar Dave says:

    Glad you all had a great time down there. Sounds like an awesome place.

    Have a safe trip back.


  2. avatar Scuba Dude says:

    It was great reading the adventure. I do look forward to the next installment. Be safe of the road!!!

  3. avatar BuffNBone says:

    Safe trip. I’ve enjoyed all of the pics and commentary.

  4. avatar Unsane says:

    If it’s not too late, don’t forget the machete! 🙂 Stay safe!

  5. avatar BKeyser says:

    Echoing the others, be safe you two. Be mindful in Mexico.

  6. avatar Cousin Val says:

    Just catching up on your travels, are you leaving? Next time we want to visit! Sounds like it’s been great! Cousin Val