(Whistling Duck sits on a palm frond.) It's been exactly one month since I retired from full-time work as an executive director of a nonprofit organization. It's hard to believe it's been a month already. There were so many, many months of planning, thinking, dreaming, packing, moving, etc. And, here we are. ccv Some aspects… Continue reading One Month and Counting…
I’ve shared in previous blogs about the energy and spirit of Jaco, Costa Rica. Today, I’d like to share about a group of people in the community who are intent on helping people, serving the community, and honoring their Creator in the process. We became acquainted with Horizon Church several years ago when we began… Continue reading People Helping People
One of the things we like about Costa Rica is the vibe – the energy, the Pura Vida approach to life. (Pura Vida is a Costa Rican term that means everything from “hello” to “all is well” to “life is good.”). When I am here, my mind slows down a bit, my perspective becomes a… Continue reading A Special Energy . . .
I left you last time as I was boarding an imaginary train to our new life as part-time expats in Indiana and Costa Rica. We arrived safely in Costa Rica on Tuesday (yesterday), and we have been settling in today. Here is a list of activities on our first full day in our new life.… Continue reading The Second Train Arrives – in Jaco, Costa Rica
Well . . . it has happened. I am officially retired – or as I have been telling people – “I’m not retiring, I’m just changing activities.” And that’s really what I am doing. I am not planning to wind down, reduce my effectiveness, or lessen my contributions to the world. I am just changing… Continue reading Hopping From One Train to Another