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Twisted – A Morning Cloudforest Walk

Vines cascade and dance down from branches, take root, then twist and claw their way back up and strangle the host, becoming a new gnarled twisted “Strangler Fig” tree you can climb inside.  Orchids clutch the side of.a tree and blossom proudly.  Thick twiny wood vines curl like horror movie fingers. Two and half hours…

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Old Friends

Two mornings in a row, we were kicked out of some of Vancouver’s finest establishments.  No, I don’t mean the Surrey pub crawl for Zekiah’s 19th. I mean quiet little coffee shops in North Vancouver and White Rock.  Young managers who aren’t used to throwing out rowdy old folk like us. My roots run deep…

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Cry, the Beloved Cowichan

Who says you can’t go home? – Jon Bon Jovi, Jennifer Nettles In 2008, life was crazy.  We’d put our 4- and 6-year-old boys to bed then work side-by-side on our laptops until midnight – Sarah running two businesses, me leading a non-profit (ACCES) and serving on too many boards.  We bought a hot-tub just…

Currently in...

Monteverde, Costa Rica, the cloudforest paradise where we lived from 2015-2018.  We're here two months, until April 4.

Heading to...

Havana, Cuba Apr.5-May11, then Minnesota for the summer. Please share any sites, people, or where to buy food in Havana by email.

Wondering how we're doing all of this?

Rick Juliusson

Rick Juliusson

Footloose and children-free, Rick and his spectacular wife are celebrating empty-nesting by selling the house and living wherever the wind whispers.  And sharing the adventures, inspirations, and fresh perspective on old journeys through this blog.  As Cat Stevens sings, "So on and on I go, the seconds tick the time out; So much left to know and I'm on the road to find out. In the end I'll know, but on the way I wonder..."