Ivywild School – Colorado Springs

A New Life for an Old Schoolivywild-school

Ivywild - Bob serving beer at Bristol Brewing
Bob serving beer at Bristol Brewing

As you climb the twenty-some steps leading to the main entrance you almost expect to hear school bells and the sound of children on the playground. Today the historic Ivywild Elementary School, constructed in 1916, is a re-purposed building with new life bustling through the halls. Continue reading “Ivywild School – Colorado Springs”

Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica

Searching for our Golden Years in Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica

We were told our Golden Years were before us and something to look forward to. But we could see very little gold in our future if we were to stay home in the US. The cost of living, taxes, and medical expenses would just be too high. And we are uncertain of the future for retirees in the US. Continue reading “Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica”

Cuenca, Ecuador

Paradise Found…Cuenca, Ecuador

Seeing a taxi driver running through an airport waving your purse in the air is a tear-jerkingly awesome moment. We were in line to check our baggage for our flight home from Cuenca, Ecuador when I realized my purse was missing. The purse containing our tickets, passports, and money had been left in the cab! We thought all was lost…! Continue reading “Cuenca, Ecuador”