Last night I didn’t have the time to think about it, or take the time to really let it set in. This morning my heart aches as I sit in silence without my friend for the past 13 years next to my side. It is sad when you lose a pet, especially one that was
We just celebrated Easter Sunday which is the final day of the Semana Santa celebration in Costa Rica. Semana Santa is a week long celebration that commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. In the main cities next to the capitol they celebrate with processions and different reenactments of the events leading up
Images capturing a typical Saturday in our life in Costa Rica. A morning jungle walk, picking up fresh fish for lunch, art projects in the afternoon, and watching the sunset with friends on the beach to end a great day.
I can’t say that it has been totally easy raising a 3 year old boy an 11 month old girl and a 4 month old puppy at the same time. Often Lyndsey and I have sat back and asked ourselves, “What have we done?” Kids are awesome, so are puppies, but the two mixed together
This year we spent Semana Santa and Easter Weekend at the beach. Last year we were still in the city waiting for Isabel to be born so we got to experience how one half of the country celebrated Holy Week with the different Catholic processions and parades. This year we were at the beach so
We got a new member of the family when we got back to Costa Rica. We were not actually in the market for a new dog, but some friends of ours had a unplanned litter of 10 American Bulldog Puppies so the timing seamed right.
Our dog Judah, a nine year old Labrador retriever, made the trip to Costa Rica a few months after we came down with my Mom. We decided since we had enough on our platter with me being 7 months pregnant, having a two year old, and not having a house rented yet, we were better
Our Labrador, Judah, can be a bit of a handful sometimes most of the time. He runs out the back door at every chance he gets, stops every few feet on a walk to sniff/pee/eat, and will devour darn near anything resembling a food item if given the slightest opportunity. Last week he managed to get
Last weekend we started planting our seeds for our spring garden. We decided to go with seeds this year so we could have a better selection of vegetables to grow. Lyndsey prepared the “starting soil” with a mixture of soil, a little compost and some humus. Our artichoke plant has already started budding new artichokes,
Eli is starting to get use to laying on his belly, so we thought that it would probably be a good idea that he get use to lying on a surfboard. He took to it pretty easy, almost too easy…it wasn’t long before he started giving the dog and chickens dirty looks almost as to