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    Re: Fine Islander Died

    A sad day indeed. There are only a handful of Islanders who I consider real friends and Hershel "Lib" Downs was one of those people. Initially we bonded because we shared experiences outside of the...
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    Re: Counting the eggs

    He spent $400???!!! Hence, the divorce. :rolleyes:
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    Re: I used to be so Pretty.

    Scars are hot. Ever seen Merle with his shirt off? (maybe that one is for the ladies)
  4. Thread: Crazy ass day

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    Re: Crazy ass day

    Sorry for your loss, JW. Huggs.
  5. Thread: Crazy ass day

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    Re: Crazy ass day

    Made me smile, Kev.

    I'll never forget the evening of unlimited "bombas" and what a mess we made of Marvin's yard, and Pik Pik just shaking his head...

    He's chopping in heaven with a machete...
  6. Thread: Crazy ass day

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    Re: Crazy ass day

    Pik Pik was "Marvin's Indian." He worked on the boats for Marvin then around the farm... for 30, 40, ? years. He was always chopping something down. He was like family to all of us and was always...
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    Re: Yesterday it was Pinatas, Today I am the Vet

    oh, not Max? I sent Merle big syringes for cattle, so there is plenty of it. Don't hesitate to use it if needed.
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    Re: Yesterday it was Pinatas, Today I am the Vet

    Kevin... Merle has syringes of the activated charcoal paste for poisoning. I'll call him now...
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    Re: Closed Embassies Nica Dispatch, Calihan

    Scandanavian Countries as well...
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    Re: 33 years and Gridlock

    Not in country... why the gridlock?
  11. Thread: Hot Sauce

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    Re: Hot Sauce

    The classic nica sauce is just cut up hot peppers (no seeds), carrots and onions in a jar with vinegar. Leave a few whole peppers floating on top.
  12. Thread: Advice

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    Re: Advice

    "A goal without a plan is just a wish"


    There is almost zero innovation on the island. You are setting the bar, Kevin.
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    Re: My Friend Fredo

    So sorry to hear about Fredo, Kev...
    You and I both know, in spite of the immediate anger, nothing will be done... Even if the murderer is discovered, families will defend him, nobody will come...
  14. Thread: sick days pay

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    Re: sick days pay

    Yes, look into the labor laws... sick days, holiday, maternity leave and aquinaldo. Also, when you "fire" someone, they may be entitled to pay based on the length of time employed, even if they are...
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    Re: Homeless in Managua??

    In a poverty-stricken, "machismo" culture, where women have little voice and no reproductive rights/support... Really, are you surprised?
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    Re: Milking a Coconut

    soap is made from the oil and lye... sold at pulperias as "Red Devil."
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    Re: Milking a Coconut

    Close...
    Coconut Water usually comes from a young green coconut. it is easy to slice the top off with a machete to drink. This coconut hasn't had time to develop mature copra (meat) nor does it have...
  18. Thread: Baby Food?

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    Re: Baby Food?

    Kev, you are a "gentleman farmer."
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    Re: bath floor

    Beautiful job!
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    Re: Hilarious cedula renewal article

    Reminds me of a friend who had to apply for some sort of local "liquor license" for his hotel with the police. Brought copies of a passport photo, which was required. The police said, "this is not...
  21. Thread: What The Hell.

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    Re: What The Hell.

    Thanks for the edit, Admin! Clever.
  22. Thread: What The Hell.

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    Re: What The Hell.

    Ha ha ha... marijuana growing on the Islands? Now I have heard everything! Can't protect bunch of plantain or a lime tree from the rock man, yet someone could be cultivating pot?


    My guess is...
  23. Thread: Would this

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    Re: Would this

    I like it.
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    Re: Somebody, Print Some Money

    I once had to give a simple math lesson to someone who was in her third year of "accountancy" studies on Corn Island...
  25. Please help make a spay/neuter clinic on Big Corn a reality...

    Hello all TRN members! I am Marlies, I lived/worked on Corn Island
    for 5 years, have gone back and forth for 10+ years, maintain a home there, and
    created the website, www.bigcornisland.com, to...
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