New Belize Blog

Every so often Monel in Mexico pops me some trivia to share with you. Here is his latest one for all you chocoholics – Maya people used chocolate beans as currency. Cacao residue (theobromine) was found in several jars in Honduras dated 1100 B.C. This is the earliest evidence of the use of chocolate. There is a cool new blog ... Read More »

Addition and Subtraction

The pictures I posted today are the view from our living room window [also Paul’s office and guest room]. To me the essence of those pictures [kids playing in puddles] is why so many people come here – fall in love and want to adopt a Belize Lifestyle¬† somehow. For some it may be more frequent vacations or longer stays ... Read More »

Pizza Delivery +1

It’s 7pm and I have been so busy all day that I am just getting around to starting today’s post. Not even got to sorting pics yet and I think the first order of business right now is supreme pizza with bacon from Pedro’s. Paul was there and called me to see if I wanted pizza for dinner – got ... Read More »

Schedule Change

I wrote it all out in my notebook and was going to blog how we spent the looooong scheduled San Pedro power outage but after an hour and 2 emails written later – I decided to check one from Dianne and I am glad I did. A few days back she asked me about having a stuff swap because Cherie ... Read More »

He said She said

I am not referring to anything specific when I write this …. If you have ever lived in a small town you know how gossip can be – remember the game telephone? Over our 4.5 years living here we have heard a lot of things from a lot of people and it is important to keep in mind always take ... Read More »

Memory Lane

Yesterday at the pool Gwen mentioned how living here is a lot like camping – how you have to be prepared for anything and can often end up roughing it to some degree. As I was couch surfing last night and watching one of the geckos lives with us crawling across the wall it made me think about what she ... Read More »