Category Archives: Felix Stories

Movie Review: Looper. With An Explanation of Time Travel from Captain Underpants. Action. Pranks. Laffs.

Admittedly, I’m late to seeing Looper. I saw it last night because Argo was sold out and The Cloud Atlas wasn’t for a couple of hours but I really enjoyed it and I’m glad we saw it. The premise: In 2074, time travel has been invented. It’s illegal but is being used by criminal organizations […]

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PICA CABALLO! My Kids Love Costa Rican Spiders

I heard screams from the other side of the house. We were sitting outside of my aunt and uncle’s tiny house on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Penninsula. My three sons had been playing with their cousin and her two cousins, chasing each other around the house the way kids should. The adults were sitting in a […]

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Felix: The Exploding Kayak

“See, that kayak,” Felix says. We’re walking along the stony beach at low tide in Cabuya, Costa Rica. There’s a small blue row boat anchored on the black rocks waiting for the rising tide to float again. It looks sad and unused. “That’s not a boat. It’s a kayak. And when you sit in it, […]

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Felix: Overheard at J.J. Byrne Playground

There was a girl that said to her mom, “Mommy” then she said “I can fit in the the tub” and she pointed at her butt. And then she said “I peed in my pants” and she laughed. The woman laughed. – Felix after visiting the new Old Stone House Playground for the first time.

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