Missing you

Penned by Meredith I’m feeling a bit down without Rob around and it’s only been a day. He is not only my husband, he is also my partner in crime, my co-worker while at other times my boss (at Third Echo Design) and he’s my ultimate BFF. He’s who cheers me up when I am down, who can light up my day with the words “I love you”, who I can always talk to about my fears, ambitions, wishes or wants and he’s also the one person I feel completely comfortable with while sitting in absolute silence, in other words… he is my life. We are pretty isolated down here in Costa Rica. Our job (not Third Echo) has it’s perks (like a free beautiful place to live,...
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Casa Bella Rita

Penned by Meredith My parent’s own a pretty kick ass Bed and Breakfast here in Costa Rica… actually we live right next door to them. Their business is doing amazing although I accredit their success to their ungodly ability to schmooze (and I mean that as a compliment). But hey, it is what has given them the title of the #10 B & B in the world according to www.tripadvisor.com (not bad seeing as they haven’t even been in business for four years yet). I’m proud of their success and I wish them many more years of it (although Steve says he is moving to Uruguay). For those of you looking for a cool B & B to stay at while in Costa Rica, check out my parent’s place....
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Miss Indiana

Penned by Meredith Blame it on the hormones or what you will, but I find myself missing quite a bit of my old life in Indianapolis. When people ask “What do you miss the most about the States?”, I usually say the first thing that comes to mind. But lately, I’ve found myself really thinking about what it is that I miss about specifically Indianapolis (Michigan would be a whole other post!). So here is the list that I’ve compiled thus far… Friends Fall – more specifically the color changes of the leaves An afternoon with Rob spent at the Indianapolis Central Library Civilized driving YMCA Riding my bike all over Indianapolis… …especially on the Central Canal Towpath The Sunday newspaper The Goodwill A cappuccino from the Illinois...
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¡Feliz Cumpleaños Papa!

Penned by Meredith Today would have been my dad’s 66th birthday if he were still alive. He died from lung cancer over seven years ago although some days it feels as if it happened just yesterday. I still carry many feelings about his death and being pregnant has brought many more to the surface. I think it can be attributed to my desire to have him here experiencing this remarkable time in my life. He has missed out on so much. My college graduation, my first home, meeting the man who would be my husband, our move to Costa Rica, our wedding and now he will miss out on what would be his first grandchild. I know he’s here with me and Lola. Some days he is more...
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