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A Typical Day in Playa Guiones

A Typical Day in Playa Guiones

In Playa Guiones, the howler monkeys start chortling and roaring around 4:45 A.M. I usually hit the howler-snooze button until around 6. Breakfast on the patio. Usually fruit with yogurt and a little granola. Sometimes it’s dense bread smeared with avocado. Yum! Yoga in one of the many studios here. One of the reasons I […]

On To Something Big

On To Something Big

My friend Molly Barker says when she feels both fear and joy in the same moment, she knows she’s on to something big.   I know exactly what she means. On the day I left for Costa Rica, I couldn’t stop tearing up in the USAirways Lounge.  It had started at home, when I said goodbye to my […]

What to pack?

What to pack?

I packed meticulously for nearly 2 months for my extended stay in Costa Rica. I brought a magnification mirror, a water purification pitcher, two pounds of my favorite tea, extra thumb drives, candles, a battery-powered bedside light, enough Aveda products to last 6 months, scented eye pillows and recyclable shopping bags. Five pairs of ear […]