After two difficult years, I decided to launch a lifeline for myself, a daily search for hope. I’m not talking sugary sweetness. I’m talking artists and leaders and journalists and community leaders who are right in the thick of it with the rest of us, grappling with grief and fear and injustice and coming up with something beautiful as a result.
It’s been quite a while since I’ve written about Costa Rica on the regular. However, it’s time to get back to celebrating, exploring and pondering the lovely-complicated-fascinating country I am proud to call home. My new yearlong project, Costa Rica Day by Day, launches September 15th – Independence Day.
Earlier this year, Tico Times Managing Editor (and fellow writer-mom) Jill Replogle asked me some great questions about Costa Rica, writing, juggling family, and the immigrant vs. expat debate. The TT published the interview on Monday and I’m proud to share it here as well.
Dear Friends: I am happy to share the news that the blog I started in 2013, The Dictionary of You, is becoming, well, an actual dictionary,
One of my favorite things about my five-year-old daughter is that before she runs anywhere, she winds up like a cartoon character. She leans back
You know what is truly pura vida, to me, after 13 years? More than a beach or a rainforest porch, more even than a cafecito or a birra bien
Travel writer Joe Baur interviewed me on the latest episode of his fascinating podcast, “Without a Path.” We share not only a love of Costa
With permission from Nature Air’s magazine, Nature Landings, here’s my latest “Word on the Street” column from their Oct-Nov edition. The magazine is full of fascinating