Category: Expat Memoirs

Stranded in the Jungle

Stranded in an unknown remote jungle, Stacey and I are faced with the decision to stay there overnight or chase the rabbit home in a race against the setting sun.

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I’m Back.

2015 was a tumultuous year. Am I still living in Costa Rica? Did I move back to the States? I am both and did neither of those things…

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Big News, Big Nightmare

The usual pitch black of the jungle night was broken by a soft white glow coming off the giant point counter hovering above my bed. With every sleeping breath and each twist and turn under the sheets, I was gaining points. 10.90439842309 points for rolling on to my left side. 3.4022 points for breathing in. 18930.6903932344481 points for a slight shift of my head on the pillow. I was sleeping and gaining points, points with a heck of a lot of numbers after the decimal point. There were no rules as to how points were assigned, and no assigned...

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expat in Costa Rica I'm Erin, artist, writer, nature lover. In 2010, I quit the cubicle to seek a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life. Join me as I tell tales of letting go and starting over in Costa Rica.

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