Spanish Lessons

From the first moment we stepped foot in Costa Rica, the locals come up and just start talking to us in their native tongue, Spanish. When we would tell them that we don’t speak the language, “no hablo Español” they looked at us like we were kidding. This happened because we look like the Afro-Caribbean … Continue reading Spanish Lessons

The Joneses

Long before there was “Keeping up with the Kardashians” there was “Keeping up with the Joneses”. When did trying to impress others become so ingrained in us that it replaced the American dream? Let’s look back at its origin. The phrase comes from the 1913 comic strip "Keeping up with the Joneses", created by Arthur … Continue reading The Joneses