Costa Rican Libraries…Oh Wait, There Are None!

One of the things I miss most about the States is their public libraries. It’s very hard to come by libraries in Costa Rica. I rarely ever see them. There will be times when I’ll be driving along a crowded street with scrunched up buildings on both sides and maybe I’d be able to see…

Nothing Makes Me Happier Than Free Books!

Just got two free books from the Embassy! “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton and “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” Can’t wait to read them! Or more like can’t wait to finish all the other books I’m reading now so that I can have time to read these.

Reading List: Gifted Hands

Wow. Beautiful. Inspirational. This book will fill you with a renewed faith in all that God can do and the determination to go beyond the limits put around us, no matter what shape or form they come in. As most people already know, this book was written by the famous neurosurgeon Ben Carson, most famous…

Reading List: The Story of My Life

Wow. Such an amazing book! It surely will take your breath away. The Story of My Life is an autobiography by the famous Helen Keller who turned blind and deaf at a very young age but lived her life helping and bettering the lives of other children and people who were unseeing and unhearing like…

Reading List: Shark Tales

I got this book for Christmas and it’s just the thing I wanted because I absolutely love Barbara Corcoran! In this book, she gives tips to the striving entreprenuer and tells of her own inspiring story from rags to riches! Recommending this to all those entreprenuers out there who need some expert advice and anyone…

Some Late Birthday Presents!

My birthday gift from my grandparents just came in! It had everything I asked for: “Gifted Hands” by Ben Carson “Susanna Wesley: Servant of God” by Sandy Dengler “The Story of My Life” by Helen Keller “Old Yeller” by Fred Gipson “Hope Rising” by Kim Meeder “Anne of Green Gables” by Lucy Maud Montgomery and…

Reading List: Tom Sawyer

Definitely would recommend this book to anyone who wants to return to that dreamy state of childhood.

Reading List: Through the Looking-Glass

Just recently I finished Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass.  Through the Looking-Glass is the sequel to Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and it still portrays the same feeling of mysticism and curiosity as did the first book. Just like the book before it, Alice ventures to another world and meets some odd and irregular characters as the story plays out in…

Reading List: American Sniper

  It’s about a Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle, who everyone has come to know as the “greatest American sniper in history.” He’s shot more people than any other American sniper on record. While you’re reading the book, you can clearly hear his Texas accent, considering he often uses “yall” and other southern slang that makes…