The Ocean Ridge Report Jul 2013

by Jay Stafford

Well hello once again everybody, and acquire to nonetheless another Ocean Ridge Report. we know, this is a third newsletter in 4 months, though a area keeps expanding so what am we ostensible to do? Let’s burst right in and accommodate a new neighbors:

Michel The Ocean Ridge Report Jul 20131) It’s an general thing.  Say hello to Michel Stampfli, unapproachable owners of lot 6. Michel lives in Switzerland and speaks German and Swiss, as good as a satisfactory volume of English, French and Spanish. He’s an operative for a auxiliary association of Novartis Pharmaceutical, and picked a small devise after about a half dozen trips to Panama. At 28 he’s a youngest member of a organisation (sorry Josh); a devise is to build a residence in 2-3 years, afterwards his relatives will spend 6 months in Panama (the other 6 in Switzerland), starting in about 5 years.

2)  Produce update.  So distant we’ve had a ensign year for yucca, pineapples, cherries and papayas, among other things. However, for a second year in a quarrel we planted about 50 watermelon seeds and didn’t get a singular melon. We’ve also had no fitness in a attempts to grow honeyed corn. Supposedly Cynthia (lot 16) is an consultant during flourishing things, so hopefully she can come down shortly and uncover us how it’s ostensible to be done.

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Since we’re articulate about food, here’s another small tidbit – final week a neighbors down a highway killed a cow to sell to a area, so we cruised on down to check it out. We bought all 4 of a tenderloins and fillets (38 lbs) for $2.00/lb. You gotta adore Panama!

3)  Critter update.  Some of we are wakeful of this, though there have been some new additions to a Paradise Zoo. Meet Blackie and Coco, dual baby squirrels who fell out of their nest and were roughly eaten by cats before a neighbors could save them . They were roughly passed when Patricia got them, though of march she nursed them behind to ideal health. We indeed expelled them into a furious several weeks ago and now we can’t get absolved of them. They spend many of their time in a jungle, though they still come behind several times a day for their milk, walnuts and other treats that Patricia puts out for them. Loco is intensely sceptical (seriously, he unequivocally is), though he’ll get over it.

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That’s it for now – everybody be clever out there.

Jay and Patricia