Good Luck

A Gecko For Good Luck

While pouring a coffee for my Costa Rican friend, Oscar, I strain to identify a rhythmic croaking noise coming from somewhere inside my hotel room.  It sounds like a tiny ratchet wrench. “Gecko,” says Oscar, helpfully.  “It is good luck.  If there is no gecko, ask for a different room.” He explains that a Gecko-free […]

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