Costa Rica

New Music is Great for the Kids!

I am super excited about our new Prince Perry record! In addition to releasing 15 new songs, we are using proceeds to support an amazing children’s environmental education program in my second home-town of Ojochal, Costa Rica. Please check out the indiegogo campaign. All of the money raised from the song ‘When I Think of …

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It’s all about the kids!

Reserva Playa Tortuga is a small, exceptional, local non-profit in my second home-town of Ojochal, Costa Rica. Founded in 2009, RPT initially focused on the conservation of endangered marine turtles on our local beach, Playa Tortuga (Turtle Beach!). Since then the reserve has grown to include water quality testing, tracking mammals and birds inventories, developing …

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Moving in this Way

Everybody knows when there is honor among thieves, you don’t bring a gun to knife fight. Unfortunately in my recent cases: Vecino Perry vs. Ladrón Locales (Neighbor Perry vs. the Local Burglar) and Gringo Perry vs. Autos Quiros y Abogada Yadira Jimenez (a car dealer and their lawyer), honor was never part of the equation. …

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River King

Today I met the River King. He was dead but that didn’t take away from his majestic presence. Actually I am pretty sure I ran into him before at that same spot. It was about a month ago and I was quietly contemplating the curtain of water in front of me when something tried to …

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Driving Mad

There are many challenges to living in Costa Rica. Heat, rain, dust, mold and bugs are the easy part. Inane bureaucratic process and a mañana attitude can be frustrating but is manageable. Owning and maintaining a car however is a whole other story or, perhaps more accurately, a never-ending one. First off cars are ridiculously …

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Me Gusta Mi Vecinos (I Like My Neighbours But Not Their Damn Rooster)

The flu has been going around town and I’ve been sick all week. I resisted it for a while but I think the lack of sleep due to the incessant pestering of my rooster arch nemesis finally got to me. Things have unraveled to the point where I now run out in my underwear in …

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