Category Archives: This Immigrant Life

The Unspectacular Waiting

Oct 10, 2013

“Be prepared. It takes a lot of unspectacular preparation to produce spectacular results.” – Entrepreneur Magazine This quote has been our life these days. We are in the middle of … Continue reading

Pop-Tarts in Spain (sort of)

Aug 15, 2013

Since we moved to Spain, Nate has missed having Pop-Tarts around and is always excited when we’re about to go back to the US: “Oooh, you know what we can … Continue reading

11 Ways to Be Nice to Foreigners

Apr 21, 2013

There are those who want all immigrants to just go away. They’d rather not be bothered by their needs and by the effort it takes to get to know them. … Continue reading

The Spectacle and the Sinner

Mar 31, 2013

Our team decided to attend Easter Mass at the Cathedral today. We don’t come from Roman Catholic backgrounds, as many of you know. However, we live in a predominantly-Catholic country … Continue reading

The Best of 2012

Dec 31, 2012

At the end of every year, we look back and say, “Whew, what a year!” 2012 is no different – as I look back, I see Costa Rica, dear faces … Continue reading

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