Sunday, July 13, 2014

Costa Rica

  The trip yesterday was flawless. All people and bags arrived safely at our destination. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking. Pictures do not do it justice. Our little motel  is situated at the base of a small volcanic mountain. The tropical trees are waving in the wind above us topped by bright blue skies full of small puffy white clouds.
  The trees around the motel are full of Howler monkeys. They are named this because of the strange howling sounds they make. Sounds that seem to come from a thousand tortured souls deep in the dungeons of a castle. And it goes on ALL NIGHT LONG! Luckily they were not too close last night and we could mostly ignore them. Not so much for the constant ding-ding of Ashleys phone as numerous random stupidities were arriving for her to see. Tonight her phone is on silent mode.
  Today we eat and then head to church. The service is all in spanish and about 2 hours long. They told us to be prepared to dance and sweat our buns off. This ought to be interesting. Then we change, grab lunch and head out for an afternoon of sightseeing and shopping.

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Love to all!!

1 comment:

Cayte said...

If Ashley's not snuggly with anybody except her dog, it's entirely possible that she's just not a tactile kid.

I wasn't -- my parents are great, my grandparents were lovely and I loathed (and still do to this day, at nearly 30!) their insistence upon attempting to cuddle me.

It doesn't necessarily mean she doesn't love you or isn't 'close' to you -- she just isn't tactile.

It's kind of cheesy, but you might want to read "The 5 Love Languages" --- which posits that there are 5 love languages (touch, acts of service, gifts, etc) and that what looks like indifference is often somebody with a 'love language' that differs from yours.