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Jennifer
San Ramon de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Living our lives our way one day at a time.
Interests: family, natural remedies, finding and maintaining balance in all areas
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Two toed sloth have been coming to the bosquesito, little forest by our home for the past five or six years. It's a safe haven for them to raise babies and it seems "hang out". We've spotted as many as five sloth in the forest in one day. They've allowed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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The younger of two sloths we've seen in the forest this month. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Sloth Saturday! The sloth come and go. Today I'm sharing pics and videos of sightings this month. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Toucans decided to surprise me the other morning. I saw a couple fly in then another and another. Six in all were surrounding the dogs and I in the tree tops. The family has been around the house at different times of day the past week or so. We love... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Anyone else following #aprilthegiraffe ? We're watching in Costa Rica hoping today will be the lucky day! Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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February, the month of Love has come and gone. It went so fast! We had human visitors the past month along with our usual bird and furry friends. Unfortunately, the sloth were not to be found when my brother and his bride were visiting. A few days after they left... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Caught the red footed honey-creepers trying to hide out with the blue grey tanagers (viudas) this morning. Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
"YUGE" Andrea! :D They're big ones, book says 21". It looks big from a distance, right under it... it looked YUGE!
Toggle Commented Feb 25, 2017 on No laughing matter at A New Life In Costa Rica
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I spotted this gorgeous laughing falcon on my walk this morning. An absolutely stunning bird! It seemed like the whole forest was in hyper drive this morning. Parakeets were feasting in the tree tops. A pair of toucans were spotted flying all around forest. All the signs are there for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Thanks Barbara, wishing you a wonder filled New Year!
Toggle Commented Jan 30, 2017 on Reunited at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Hi Dana, thanks for commenting, we're retired.
Toggle Commented Jan 30, 2017 on Believe at A New Life In Costa Rica
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We arrived home just as a beautiful, soft rain shower began the other day. I opened the curtains and caught a hummingbird playing in the rain. He played and played for about thirty minutes. Such a blessing to simply watch his joy. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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A few shots of the toucans around the house lately. ENJOY!!! Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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The other morning on my walk I discovered this sweet sloth. My gaze wandered around the tree top and rested on ... what... I called hubby to come out and verify . We see wildlife often but it always surprises me. You never know what will cross your path at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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The day after Christmas was a magical one around here. White fronted parrots greeted me on an early morning walk. Then this little critter, an opossum came walking right up to me. He stayed around long enough for me to go get hubby and return to the forest. I've never... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2016 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Thank you Paul! We hope your 2017 is a year filled with blessings, health and joy. :) Love, Jen
Toggle Commented Dec 28, 2016 on Merry Christmas at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Wishing you a healthy, joy filled holiday season! Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2016 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Glad you liked it Paul! Feel free to share. ~ Jen
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2016 on Dia de los Muertos at A New Life In Costa Rica
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No change of season migration for me. Enjoyed time with my brothers and recuperating from the visits!
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2016 on Wild birds at A New Life In Costa Rica
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It was a fun morning!
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Celebrating, honoring those who have crossed over with Mexican folk art. Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Halloween isn't a traditional holiday in Costa Rica thus the ridiculous price of pumpkins found at Walmart earlier this week. No trick! No treat either! Yes, you can have a cindirella pumpkin for 13, 970 colones, $25.29 at today's exchange rate. Since moving here over ten years ago we've seen... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2016 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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One of our resident rufous tailed hummingbirds has been letting me get close lately. I was able to get some awesome shots this morning. Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2016 at A New Life In Costa Rica