Costa Rica It Is

Giving Thanks

It’s pseudo-Thanksgiving here!  The kids have a half-day of school today and they are off tomorrow, as the school acknowledges the holiday for the many international students and staff.  We are enjoying the warm fall-like temperatures here, while of course hearing about the coldest Thanksgiving on record in NH.  We Read more…

By LJC, ago
Costa Rica It Is

Why the Move?

And why the move? So many people asked us this exact question before we left the States.  The assumption might be that we took this leap of faith with certainty.  I say we took it with confidence and plenty of uncertainty.   We had a lot we wanted to figure Read more…

By LJC, ago
Costa Rica It Is

More than Mountains

Tonight was the parent meeting for Weston’s Pre-Kinder class.  I was eager to attend and to hear about the upcoming year and to get a bit of feedback about the past week.  What was I expecting?! When we originally told people were were moving to Costa Rica for a year, Read more…

By LJC, ago
Costa Rica It Is

Keeping it together

I might be losing my mind.. So let’s recap the last few days. We continue to find ourselves in a see-saw dance of frustration and appreciation.  I find myself venting to Chris about what is not working in the house, yet the truth is, he is home with us each Read more…

By LJC, ago
Costa Rica It Is

Leaving on a jet plane.

Tuesday July 24th Costa Rica or Bust Early morning wake up, only to discover that our flight is cancelled.  We are determined to leave today, so I unpack my laptop and begin searching Expedia.  My mom pulls in the driveway.  One kid is awake and one is still sleeping.  Grammy Read more…

By LJC, ago
Costa Rica It Is

We are here.

Friday July 27, 2018 Initial Reflections We are here.  It’s still a bit hard to believe that we plan to spend an entire year here.  It still feels like we are on a family trip.  Weston tonight asked us when we are going home to Barrington.  Skye has mentioned numerous Read more…

By LJC, ago