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CURRENT HOMETOWN: Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Cuba: Dispelling Misconceptions for USA Travelers

I recently returned from a 5-day self-guided trip to Cuba covering Havana – the capital, and Viñales – in the countryside.  We stayed at a “casa particular” which we found through Airbnb. Casa particulars are apartments or rooms with bath owned by local Cubans and rented out to visitors. Our accommodations consisted of a clean, completely …

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Laser Vision Correction: What I Wished My Doctor Told Me

LASIK corrective eye surgery is a common elective surgery to correct myopia (nearsightedness). Millions of people go under the proverbial knife (or laser, in this case) annually.  The procedure amazingly takes only a few minutes for both eyes.  In simple terms, successful surgery looks like this: The laser (or blade) cuts a small flap on …

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Top 10 Tips to Avoid Job Burnout

I worked for “the man” in Corporate America for over a quarter of a century both in commission-only media sales and, for a short time, in middle management.  I eventually left an ample paying position with health care benefits, a nice expense account, and 401k matching to pursue a different dream – releasing myself of …

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Expat vs. Immigrant: Terminology Test

I recently shared on social media an article I wrote for International Living Magazine. As far as I could see, it was certainly innocuous in its presentation –  detailing one of the smaller beach communities along the NW Pacific coast of Costa Rica.  In it, I described the close-knit expat community in a very positive …

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Fierce Foodie: Cambodia

I recently answered one of those “get to know you” Facebook questions about the most disgusting thing I have ever eaten. I have never seen so many “puking” emoji and gif responses in one place (except for a few political posts – but I am not going there). It created such a stir I decided to …

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Candi-Man is a contemporary novel based on the journey of a supermodel's rise to fame and her discovery of the dark underworld of international sexual perverts, stalkers, drug dealers and the dangers she faces through interactions  with them on her social media fan page. Learn more about the book.

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