Adventures, Life Lessons

I Have an Example of “Different” for You

27 May , 2016  

policia - Day Well Lived

People often ask me for examples of what’s different about life here in Costa Rica. Quite a lot is different of course, but somehow providing specifics seems to stump me every time. During a recent trip to the States, we sat around the kitchen table with family and friends and conversation took a turn toward […]

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Adventures, Life Lessons

365 Things I Learned After 365 Days Living Abroad

1 Apr , 2016  

saywhat
One year has flown by like the time it takes to brew a pot of coffee in the morning; you think you can get dressed, prepare some food and fire up the computer in that amount of time, but it’s ready before you’ve even selected a shirt to wear. One year and one day ago, [...]

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Adventures, Life Lessons

Grocery Shopping Alone

7 Nov , 2015  

Day Well Lived - Language Limits
We go a bit outside of town to the grocery store where the locals shop; they have a better meat selection and far better prices than the fancy grocery store in town that is priced for the tourists it conveniences. For the first time in six months, I had the courage and confidence to do [...]

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