Getting Festy

My life is guided by permaculture and as a permaculturist, I am part of a certain counter culture. That being said, even within the counter culture of permaculture (culture culture culture) there are many different expressions. Cultures, as it turns out, defy simplicity (like most things). So, there is a faction of new-aged counter culture … More Getting Festy

ALERT ALERT: CAN OFFICIALLY CONFIRM THAT SLOTHS ARE MASTER CLIMBERS

Sloths. Perezosos. Lazy One. Sloths get kind of a bad rep about being slow. But, I know one member of the Ramrod Team that emulates sloths in her climbing technique. It is true that climbing slowly is harder than climbing quickly, but (depending on the climbing circles of which you are a part) climbing quickly … More ALERT ALERT: CAN OFFICIALLY CONFIRM THAT SLOTHS ARE MASTER CLIMBERS

Secret Beaches and Accidental Trespassing: A Manuel Antonio Adventure

Please pardon my missing a post last week, I had just returned from Central America to the United States and there were many transitions to be made all at once. Firstly, I spent the night in the Mexico City airport, decidedly NOT sleeping, so I was tired. Secondly, I had not the use of a … More Secret Beaches and Accidental Trespassing: A Manuel Antonio Adventure

I Went to the Jungle and Life Afterwards Was Different

Sometimes a place really welcomes you. You can feel the resonance, and even if things go wrong or you make mistakes, overall things will go well and you´ll enjoy yourself. Other times you meet a place and it just does not want you there. Or rather, your personalities just do not mix well. This is … More I Went to the Jungle and Life Afterwards Was Different

You Probably Don’t Need to Take a Tour Part 2: Laguna Apoyo

After a day of work, I needed to get out of the house. I’m staying with El Arca de Noé (which translates to Noah’s Ark) in Granada, helping build the website for the small hotel. After a day inside this beautiful house, I was ready to get out again, and once again, I did not … More You Probably Don’t Need to Take a Tour Part 2: Laguna Apoyo