12 Days in Costa Rica: Day 6 (pt. 1)

Cariari (part 1) The Doubletree Cariari, the hotel/resort I lived in while I was in Costa Rica, is located in a San Jose neighbohood called—wait for it—”Cariari.” Imaginative naming scheme, huh. Cariari was the fancy, popular neighborhood about 20 years ago, and you can tell: the houses look like something you might find in the Southern […]

12 Days in Costa Rica: Day 3

As you may recall from my 365 project (and later posts), I sometimes struggle a bit with social anxiety bordering on agoraphobia. It has lessened a good deal in recent years: I think it has something to do with being married and thus being around people more or less most of the time. But I […]