Archive for June, 2012

The Value of Photographs

Friday, June 29, 2012

Waldo Canyon fire blows up…the most destructive fire in Colorado’s history…346 homes lost, one fatality…another fire burning near Boulder and Grand Junction and Eagle… I was about to write another blog post about Costa Rica this week, but something more pressing is on my mind.  My mom got the call for mandatory evacuation from her […]

Aracari at Lapa Rios

Sitting behind the pilot of the Cessna, I finally catch a glimpse of the Osa Peninsula.  It is a wild, seemingly untouched piece of southern Costa Rica, where furry green forests kiss the sea.  The landing strip at Puerto Jiminez is short – will we stop before hitting those trees?  Indeed, we land without effort […]