Happy Easter!

How are you guys spending your Easter Sunday?  (Stay tuned to find out more about about the photo and where it was taken šŸ™‚

Semana Santa

It’s currently Semana Santa in Costa Rica and we are off for one week this week (kind of like spring break in the States). Other than getting a week off from school, celebrating Easter, and not going to the beach because it’s all booked, I didn’t really know if there was more to Holy Week….

Early Morning Training

Woke up at 5:30 A.M. this morning to workout and go for a three mile jog. I feel totally awesome and rejuvenated! I’ve been waking up at 5:30ish every morning since monday just so I had time to workout. Upcoming in a week and a half, I’ll be participating in a 5K run hosted by…

Reading List: The Story of My Life

Wow. Such an amazing book! It surely will take your breath away. The Story of My Life is an autobiography by the famous Helen Keller who turned blind and deaf at a very young age but lived her life helping and bettering the lives of other children and people who were unseeing and unhearing like…

What You Would Expect Our Feria List To Look Like

Our typical grocery list includes: Lettuce Cucumbers Kale Tomatoes, bananas, strawberries, raspberries, mango, papaya, pineapple, and other combinations of tropical fruit Green beans Black beans Plantain chips Carrots Broccoli Cauliflower Red bell peppers Celery Potatoes Spinach Coconut water And the occasional: Zucchini Mushrooms Green Onions Cabbage And apples

The 2016 Ox-Cart Parade

Exactly one week ago today, I had the amazing opportunity to see Costa Rica’s annual ox-cart parade! It was so much fun to see all the artisan designed ox-carts, the beautiful oxen, and the proud boyeros (the men leading their own oxen) because that was what the whole celebration was about! The parade started in…

1st Place For Creative Writing!

Last Sunday night, my creative writing team for the Innova Olympics won first place for our creative writing magazine! I’m so proud of you guys and all the hard work we put into it! The Innova Olympics were a coming together of the schools that competed against each other in a number of categories: photography,…

Reading List: Shark Tales

I got this book for Christmas and it’s just the thing I wanted because I absolutely love Barbara Corcoran! In this book, she gives tips to the striving entreprenuer and tells of her own inspiring story from rags to riches! Recommending this to all those entreprenuers out there who need some expert advice and anyone…

Museo De Arte Y DiseƱo

Yes! Finally! I got to go to a museum before school started! You have no idea how happy this made me. Back in Washington D.C, I always loved going to the Smithsonian museums! Whenever we had a three-day weekend or just a day off school, that’s where I always asked to go. Bottom line, I…