What would the future look like if all of our cities and towns used the global pandemic as a chance to pull together? How would the world change if we truly understood that we’ll all succeed, or we’ll all fail? The community of Bijagua, Costa Rica, is showing us part of the answer. Its familiesContinue reading “What would the world be like if we all pulled together?”
As life takes a turn, I’d like to introduce myself.
A few thoughts on the longtime Tico Times publisher.
I want to start this final post of the Costa Rica Daily Boost – in its current form – with a heartfelt thank you. Thanks for putting on your imaginary boots, as I asked on Sept. 15th of last year, and roaming through these many words with me. Thanks to those who read once inContinue reading “One year on, the journey continues: Welcome to El Colectivo 506”
Once more, it’s the night before.
Curioser and curioser.
Stronger than a mouse? That’ll do.
Beauty to spare.
Fire up those lighters.
“I want to disappear,” my daughter said. “What?” My hand, resting on her shoulder, tightened its grip instinctively to match the squeeze of my heart. “It’s not fair, Mom. I want to disappear, too.” We had just turned around on one of our quarantine walks on a dirt road near the top of Volcán IrazúContinue reading “Our daughters and the poisoned apple”