One more show before I go…..
I will be doing one more show in Monteverde, Costa Rica before we head back to the States in early July. This has been an incredible year and I have met some fantastic people, including some very talented musicians. For my show this Saturday, June 1st, I’ll be joined by Robert Dean on guitar and vocals, Michelle Rodriguez on vocals, and Diego Calderón on percussion. I’ll be playing at possibly one of the best places to view the sunset in all of Monteverde, the Hotel Belmar. Qué vengan y disfruten!
4 months — and feelin’ groovy
We’ve been in Costa Rica for 4 months now, and are truly beginning to feel settled here. One sure sign of this is my upcoming show — or toque — at the most wonderful bar Tres Monos in Monteverde. Another sign is that, after spending 6 hours this past week playing music with Robert Dean, I can say I’m re-energized about music and about my own sense of being a musician. No small thing, that. As I write this, the December winds are blowing (this is the windiest month of the year — I hope Santa is able to stay on course). It is cold, and homes here are not generally insulated nor do they have heat. But the warmth of this town — this small corner we are calling home for a year — more than makes up for it. I hope everyone is well in whatever corner of the world you reside. Abrazos a todos!
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Two Months in Costa Rica!
Just realized today that we have officially been here 2 MONTHS! Whoo Haaaaaa!
Almost a year ago, a great family that had just returned from 2 YEARS living abroad told us it would take about 2 months to “settle in” (wow, I just threw a lot of numbers at you….hope you’re still with me). The “2 months to settle in” argument was one of their compelling reasons why it’s better to spend a YEAR abroad vs. 6 months. Well, they were so right about the 2 months part!
All this by way of saying, IF you have been quietly dreaming about living abroad, but have maybe been thinking “oh, it’s too hard….I can’t leave my life/work/friends”….my response is: Go ahead and DO IT! The HARDEST part by far is extricating yourself from all the duties, responsibilities, and routines of daily living. The easiest part is discovering you’ve been living in another country for 2 months, and you actually LIKE it. ‘Nuff said.