I Bid You Adieu

I have the Costa Rican bus schedule saved on my laptop but I wont really need it anymore. Not because I’m about to leave but because I’ve already memorized it. That’s the thing. I could have deleted the bus schedule 2 weeks ago because I know when and where the bus to Barva comes and…

Isabel Zarate

Isabel Zarate-Chacon is my host mother in Costa Rica. In a couple of days, that “is” will change to “was”. She was born in Barrio Jesus, a tiny town in Heredia (a region in Costa Rica) where she grew up with 5 other brothers and sisters. She was the oldest of the bunch, which is…