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Pura Vida – Costa Rica Pt. 3

I read the travel writing compilation of Don George before I left on this trip. His book, “The Way of Wanderlust” struck a yearning in my heart for places I’d never considered visiting until he wrote about them. From hiking Kilimanjaro to relaxing in the Cook Islands to exploring hidden temples in Cambodia. George’s words have a… Continue reading Pura Vida – Costa Rica Pt. 3


Pura Vida – Costa Rica Pt. 1

Paradise is a place on earth. I found it here. Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. We had talked and talked about taking our honeymoon for years. Before we were even married, I fantasized about the dreamy, tropical vacation I wanted to take with the mister. Unfortunately finances and the reality of starting a life together set in after… Continue reading Pura Vida – Costa Rica Pt. 1

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Politics & Pancakes

  I was raised on pancakes and politics. Weekend mornings were for a fat stack of buttermilk pancakes covered in peanut butter and dripping with organic maple syrup, followed by (or even during) a lively discussion about government officials and political beliefs. You probably think I’m kidding? In the third grade (2000) at 9 years old,… Continue reading Politics & Pancakes