Thursday, May 9, 2013

Red Tape Conquered (this time)

Yesterday we had to get our finger prints done for the Costa Rican government.  We've been putting this off for a while now (for a whole slew of reason), but our residency (visa in other parts of the world) was granted and we finally needed to take care of it.

It worked out well today because my Mom is still here, which meant the bigger boys didn't have to endure a day of what could have been endless lines.  I say could have been.  My goodness, we hit the jackpot!  We took the baby with us because here in Costa Rica babies do a great job of getting you to the front of the line.  Today we were escorted ahead of everyone!  And we were done in an hour!  An HOUR folks!!  Back in Novemeber we were told we would have to wait in line starting at 3:30 or 4:00 AM to get an appointment.  Not today!  ¡Gracias a Dios!

Someone shared this video with me a couple of weeks ago and it cracked me up.  While it's in Spanish, there are English subtitles and while it takes place in Spain, I am going out on a limb here to say that it applies to pretty much everywhere in the world, hehehe.  Watch and laugh along with me.

 

So, here's to all of you, in your daily grind against the machine.  May we all one day get one step ahead of the system!




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