Our First Year Back.

Our First Year Back.

  June 24, 2017, we got on a plane and left Costa Rica. It was one of the saddest moments of our lives, second only to the loss of my sister and her husband. 365 days have passed and we too often have let the circumstances take more away from who we are and who...
Be Strong & Do Not Fear

Be Strong & Do Not Fear

Traveling on the Ticabus (Tee Ka Boos) from Costa Rica is already slightly daunting. You must watch your bags closely, watch your children, your passports, and constantly check to make sure they are all still with you. Our family of 5, just a few years before we would...
Sofia

Sofia

She’s the greatest sport about modeling for our class, and she has so much more to offer the world than her striking eyes and beautiful smile.  She’s actually a great student photographer.  You can learn a lot by seeing through someone else’s eyes in...
Thirteen

Thirteen

I had to share this. The best part of my time teaching has been hearing, seeing and learning from students and their perspectives. Meet my friend, Bella, which if you picked any number of definitions, they would never come close to defining her.  You can’t put...
Mariel

Mariel

Every once in a while, you meet someone really brave.  I keep meeting people like that here in Costa Rica.  Consider being a High School Senior, having your life changed, and being willing to share your story to not only your community, but also saying yes to sharing...