Life in Costa Rica – Budget Style

Life in Costa Rica – Budget Style

Sometimes I wonder if I woke up in heaven. Here we are in this little coffee-growing pueblo of San Agustin in the mountains overlooking the General Valley of Perez Zeledon, three hours south of San Jose, and an hour bus ride to the sweet city of San Isidro. We were drawn here to stay in Finca Fruicion, a permaculture education center that is growing an intentional community on this beautiful land. In the title of this writing I say “budget”...

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Connecting with my child on the “Other Side”

Connecting with my child on the “Other Side”

It’s been almost four years since my 17-year old son Jason, my only child, died in a car accident, and I know I will never stop missing him terribly on this earth plane. I miss our laughs together, his awesome hugs, his never-ceasing creativity, listening to his latest music composition, checking out his latest digital photo art, celebrating every stage of his life, and just hanging together.  I feel so much for other parents who lose...

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