Tico Toilet Paper

Sign in Su Espacio bano as in most toilets anywhere in Costa Rica. Not nasty! Just practical! Anyone who has managed a septic tank understands or maybe you know someone who uses large wads of toilet paper that stop up even sewer lines. Stopped up plumbing is no fun! And I think most of the …

1963-1989 Journals

Volume 1 – 1963-1989 By Charlie Doggett The most actual journal writing here is from 1979 on in what I loosely call “Juli’s Book” or the diary I began on her life from the time we knew we were pregnant with her. I have included other writings of mine, thus marked all of the others …

2003 Resume

NOTE: When I returned from The Gambia I thought I might need this in case I wanted a job but really never needed it, not wanting another official job. It is similar to the resume I had in 1999 when actually looking for a job, just one more position added to it, the Gambia experience. …

Metaphors of Modification

Hibiscus, Luna Lodge, Corcovado N.P., Costa Rica by Charlie Doggett Metaphors of Modification Change blows across my life’s beach, In hopes that it will my mind teach. Shadowed as a lacy palm-like dream, In my eyes, wildlife and nature gleam. Pure life soars o’er a high canopy, Toucans, Parrots, Macaws will be. On colorful wings …

Trodden Under Foot

I walk everywhere in Atenas and mostly in shorts and sandals on rough or no sidewalk.And recently upon fallen fruit. I have been recently intrigued by how many tropical fruits fall from the trees on the local sidewalks and streets to be “trodden under foot of men” and cars or eaten by animals. Some of …