Garden Happiness Observations

Spring Renewal and the Joy of Rewarded Patience

Gardening, like friendships and, frankly, life, is all about the Long Game.

Food Travel

Ultra Fresh Food in Costa Rica – February, 2024

In keeping with the the Costa Rican theme of Pura Vida, the food we were served was ultra fresh and wonderful.


Art in Bloom 2024 with a Focus on Shoes

Art is where you find it—often in museums, sometimes on museum floors—and your reaction to it is invariably singular.

Horses Travel

Caballos de Costa Rica – Riding in Costa Rica

Another beautiful blue-sky morning in Costa Rica. Life doesn’t get any better than romance, cattle, and horses on the beach for me.


Cahuita, Costa Rica – Loafing by the Sea

In which we settle into the seaside rhythms of Caribbean Costa Rica in the aftermath of an intense rainstorm.