Story 12: A Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

“I loved the country and the people. There was a real authenticity to their way of life, one that I don’t always find in American. There were also a lot of expats there who seek to identify with the laid-back culture. It appealed to me on many levels, but it is hard to imagine leaving the country permanently especially since I don’t speak the local language.”

Story 8: The Women’s March in Portland: A Most Auspicious Day

By Tiffany Burnette I woke up feeling anxious. My friends and family were far away on the other (east) coast. I’d be marching alone today. Jane*, the 72-year-old hippie who’s lived all over the world. I met her at the Women’s March in Portland, Oregon while trying to get back to my volunteer post at…