It was easy to run around barefoot in oblivion in Costa Rica.
But once I gave birth to my child, I didn't want to be oblivious to the obvious.
I originated a remark many years ago that I think has been copied more than any little thing that Ive every said, and I used it in the FOLLIES of 1922. I said America has a unique record. We never lost a war and we never won a conference in our lives. I believe that we could without any degree of egotism, single-handed lick any nation in the world. But we cant confer with Costa Rica and come home with our shirts on.
The Costa Rican government is prioritizing laying fiber optic over paving roads.
Costa Rica is trying to become one of the Internet societies. This is happening throughout the world.
Lanai at one time grew 98% of the world's pineapples.
But the world's pineapples are now grown in two places, Costa Rica and Panama, because no one wants to spend $45 for a pineapple from the United States.