Embracing the New

Penned by Meredith Part of living in Costa Rica (or any foreign country for that matter) is that you must be open to new traditions. Lately I find myself struggling with longing for the past. The times where I was surrounded by my parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and all things familiar. Like I have mentioned before, I am so grateful to have my mom and Steve here in CR, but I still long for the days of big grandiose Thanksgivings filled with a family’s love and laughter or blueberry pancakes at my Grandma Ruth’s Christmas morning or a matinée movie at the theater with the rest of the family later Xmas Day. But, things have changed. Family members have passed, others have moved, while some are still...
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