palm tree in caye caulkerOn Wednesday I turned 40. My sister and a bunch of girlfriends came down to Belize from New York to celebrate with me for a week, and they rented a house in Caye Caulker. We played in the pool, swam in the sea, ate, drank, danced, sang songs and had an awesome time. It was fun and relaxing and silly, and just what I needed. It was exactly how I wanted to spend my birthday. Continue reading “40”

Filling The Well: The Space To Create

It’s been a quiet, grey day – the sky thick with clouds, periods of rain and wind whipping through the palms, and a choppy, restless sea. I’ve spent much of the day on the balcony, watching the water. We extended our stay in Caye Caulker, and I am feeling fully settled in this place. It has been wonderful to be by the sea, to swim, to relax. It has also been great to have long stretches of time spread wide open before me, with nothing to do and nowhere to go. Continue reading “Filling The Well: The Space To Create”


Ro and I are in Caye Caulker for a few days. We rented a private house on the beach. This is my first time at the sea since I moved to Belize, and the first time in Caye Caulker since our last visit in January when we decided to move to this country. It’s good to be back.

This morning I woke up and did yoga on the balcony. I sat and watched the herons dive into the water for fish. I swam in the sea, floating on my back in the gentle waves, my heart to the sky. I am so incredibly grateful to be here.