On July 1, 2017, my brother John married his longtime love Cara, in a beautiful Vermont wedding. The party began on Friday afternoon, when many of the guests began arriving… Read more A Vermont Wedding →
Well, hi there! I am writing this from my bed at the Pillar and Post Inn in Niagara on the Lake. Not to be confused with Niagara Falls – it… Read more Hello from Ontario! →
This past weekend, Dave and I went up to Boston! I love going there. It’s an easy drive (as long as you don’t hit traffic…), and the city itself is… Read more A Minimalist Trip to Boston →
Our final full day in Costa Rica dawned sunny and bright. We had breakfast in the restaurant upstairs and enjoyed the gorgeous view. We decided we would go back to… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 14 – Our Final Day →
Playa Ocotal was the most interesting beach we visited in Costa Rica. The surf was very strong while we were there, so we didn’t go in the ocean much. The beach… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 13 – Playa Ocotal →
I was out of my mind. I wanted out of that cave so bad. I climbed, shakily, looking up at the pinhole of light that was the exit. I climbed that ladder like you wouldn’t believe, smashing my knees against the rungs and smearing guano all over my arms and chest as I clutched the ladder like my life depended on it.
The water at Playa Conchal is that gorgeous turquoise color everyone imagines when they think of beach resort vacations. I really don’t know how Conchal could be covered with shells and have turquoise water while right next door Brasilito is just regular old sand and regular blue/gray ocean water color.
The next morning, we ate Cheerios on our balcony and gawked at the view. This area reminded me a lot of the Southern California coast – except way less developed.… Read more Costa Rica Trip, Day 10 – Playa Hermosa →