Paul came up to the house at about 9 am and got the full property tour in proper daylight. Then at lunchtime, we all walked over to Martín's restaurant for a bit of fishing. We introduced Paul to the gang: Martín, Clara, Paola, Brian, and Diana... Nicole and Tamara were also there. It was a full house (or restaurant). We all caught our fish pretty quickly (Paul caught two) and Clara prepared our meal the typical Tico way.
After lunch, we walked back home across the log and up the hill to our property. As a reward for our workout, I made some coffee... then later some tea... and then more tea... and just for kicks and giggles more tea again. It appears that if Paul could get his tea quota intravenously, he would :) We ended up showing him where he could find the kettle, the cups, the milk and sugar so he could help himself... which he did. Bless.
At 9:30 pm, the rain was lashing down and the high winds whistled loudly. We haven't had torrential rains like that since the early days in September. All the while, we were watching a special on Hurricane Sandy and the devastation she left behind. The river was wild, while we were dry and cozy inside. Here's hoping our roof stays attached to the house.