Photo Sunday: Nosara Fun

December 5, 2010

First time I ever saw a zip line place that would let two people go at the same time, and take video while you went. Loved it. This is the little guy we saw hatch, crawl out of his hole and start heading for the water Here’s the mama turtle in action. Wowzers.

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Why we sold everything we owned to begin a life of travel

December 2, 2010
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When people found out about our plan to sell everything we own and move to Costa Rica, their reactions seemed to fall into one of two categories. One was, “Wow, that’s awesome!  I wish I were in a position to do that. You’re doing what the rest of us wish we could do.” The other […]

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November 29, 2010
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Yes, Classic Rock everywhere. As Brad and I walk down the main street of this beautiful beach town, music from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s is making its groovy way out to us from every restaurant and store.

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Just to record a few first for my posterity

November 24, 2010
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In the two weeks we’ve been here Kelli and I haven’t done any real exercise other than a lot of walking and playing around in the pool. We’ve been looking for a yoga class to go to but evidently those don’t start until ‘high season,’ which begins about the second week of December. (Costa Rica’s […]

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Photo Wednesday: Our Town

November 24, 2010
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Church Costa Rica Style

November 23, 2010

Often times in an LDS church meeting you’ll hear a comment about how the church is the same all over the world. It’s not. Whoever says that hasn’t ever left Utah. However, one thing that was very similar, surprisingly similar, was watching adults try to get their teenagers to stop texting and pay attention. I’m […]

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Week 1: It’s On!

November 18, 2010
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It’s our first day settling into “real” life in our new place, and it feels like Costa Rica is a big bronco trying to buck me off.

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Check out our new wheels…they look like legs

November 17, 2010
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A week of firsts, first of many I’m sure. I’m not really positive what day it is, so by week I mean a string of consecutive days. Finding a place to live for the next six months on Saturday was huge. Our place is tiny, and I emphasize tiny, but it was such a relief […]

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Blendtec baby, Blendtec

November 14, 2010

It worked! After all the work of packing a dang blender, sacrificing other things that we could have brought, and then lugging the thing around in my backpack for the last week, it finally paid off.

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Day 1: Mommy!

November 11, 2010
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Wow. Enter learning curve. Day one of life in Costa Rica.

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