Fantasy me drinks tea. She gazes out of a rain-spattered window as she savors every herbal sip and smiles indulgently at her daughter who is
I believe that stories, especially true ones, can save us from just about anything. This year, I’m going to try to acquire more stories: to save more of my dollars for artists whose names and backgrounds I actually learn.
It’s a famous phrase that’s often used as a rallying cry – but maybe it can also be a prayer.
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.
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