just for fun

Welcome to the weekend, friends! As you’re reading this, I’m on my way to El Salvador for the next seven days, working on my tan, riding warm-water waves, and drinking cheap beer like it’s going out of style.

March 29 2014      21 comments     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Diversión   Viajes   Vida

I have a dirty, dirty little garden. I do. I don’t know what goes on at night, but this morning, I caught them all in the act… the carrots, that is. The Well-Endowed

April 12 2013      25 comments     Linda Ly
Diversión   Jardín

If you follow my Facebook page, you may have noticed a few recent posts from my new project, This Is La Buena Vida, which launched this past weekend! The site aggregates all of the images from my new Instagram account @GardenBetty. As a photo-centric blog, This Is La Buena Vida is my personal pinboard for […]

August 27 2012      1 comment     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Diversión   En La Casa   En La Cocina   Jardín   Noticias   Viajes   Vida

And the carrot on the left? Well, I don’t really wanna know what’s going on there.

August 19 2012      4 comments     Linda Ly
Jardín   Verduras

A delicate yellow petal floats in a pond. It came from this flower, found on a hike through the volcanic crater village of El Valle de Antón, Panama, one of the most fertile valleys in the world. Have a bright and beautiful Valentine’s Day!

February 14 2012      3 comments     Linda Ly

The idealists see it as a day of romance and rendezvous. The cynics see it as a conspiracy by the greeting card companies. Can’t we all just get along? It doesn’t have to be a day to celebrate love and lust with expensive dinners and obligatory flowers. But perhaps it can be a day to […]

February 14 2011      Leave a comment     Linda Ly
Diversión   Vida

The Perfect Day can take on many incarnations, but one of my favorites involves good friends, great surf, stellar sunset, steamy hot tubbing, midnight conversations around a fire, zesty carne asada, and fresh-squeezed clementine margaritas. It’s an entirely way-too-easy way to take down four tequila shots in one deliciously juicy minty drink! Aahhhhh… Yes. This […]

January 30 2011      2 comments     Linda Ly
Diversión   En La Casa   En La Cocina   Vida