Month: February 2015

  • homeschooling in costa rica.

    I am not a teacher, but an awakener. -Robert Frost I had prepared a homeschooling block for my children during the month we were gone.  As we continue on our homeschooling journey, I keep the above Robert Frost quote in mind.  For almost five years, I have been their “teacher” at home.  But to be […]

  • 32. listen carefully. part 2.

    In an earlier post, I had talked about listening carefully, prompted by one of the points from Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Design Manifesto: 32. Listen carefully. Every collaborator who enters our orbit brings with him or her a world more strange and complex than any we could ever hope to imagine. By listening to the details and […]

  • 1. allow events to change you.

    1. Allow events to change you. You have to be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you. You produce it. You live it. The prerequisites for growth: the openness to experience events and the willingness to be changed by them. – An Incomplete Manifesto, Bruce Mau Phew.  We are home and I am […]

  • todo es posible.

    This was the name of one of our favourite restaurants in Puerto Viejo – Todo Es Posible.     You could say that was the theme for our month here in Costa Rica: Todo es posible. Everything is possible. There are so many stories of chance destined encounters, ordinary extraordinary miracles, and moments of fleeting […]