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Forbidden Fruit is Sweetest: Costa Rica age 16

I am floating in a pool of perfect, blue water on the side of a mountain in Escazu, Costa Rica. My face towards the night sky of one million stars that wink at me like all knowing, celestial bodies of light. 1,413 more words


Coming of Age - delightful reflections

All of us at Salt River Publishing are pleased to announce:

This book is delightful – as you can guess from the cover. Rosemary Rawson captures the challenges of getting older, but with a lively sense of humor and quiet wisdom. 45 more words

Salt River Meanderings


Good news for everybody who follows Rosemary at “Coming of Age” – her blog is now available as a beautiful little book!

Congratulations, Rosemary! – from all of us at Salt River Publishing.

Coming Of Age

Costa Rica: How to survive as a Missionary Kid

There has been a steady downpour for two hours straight every day since we have arrived. You can see the rain move across the valley and you can hear it pouring down in the neighboring barrios, slowly spreading across the land before it hits our tiled rooftop. 1,584 more words


The Rainforest: A Short Essay on Why You Shouldn't Kiss Boys

Just two weeks before I’d been in Santiago’s strong arms in a old, abandoned house at the top of the hill in our neighborhood in Costa Rica. 1,548 more words


The Girl with the Most Cake: 21

“I want to be the girl with the most cake
I love him so much it just turns to hate
I fake it so real, I am beyond fake… 1,258 more words


And joy comes well in such a needy time

Saturday night after four beautiful performances Romeo and Juliet closed.

I cast the play in August and have been working everyday on it with my students. 1,100 more words