Unforeseen changes

Surprises every turn. Over Christmas, a friend invited me down to Costa Rica. He’s down there at a newish job, had lovely things to say about the area, the country, and I’d always wanted to see it. He’s got a house a minute from the beach where he’s learning to surf, friends, and knowledge of the terrain. But I wasn’t sure if he really meant it or was just being nice, and I had things to do.

Oh yeah.

Then a couple of weeks ago, he reiterated the invite, and asked if I would assist his lovely and fun fiance to get there as well. We talked about logistics, he booked our flights, round trip for me and I’ll be gone for a month.

Oh, yeeaah.

As a result, I have an adventure in front of me, a new old dog waiting when I get back, days full of laughter and great company as she and I pull it all together for her life transition, I try to finish a book and maybe complete a major business transaction with untold but significant impacts on my own life.

Oh, yeeeaaah.

About Erik Dolson

Erik Dolson is a writer living in Oregon
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2 Responses to Unforeseen changes

  1. Karen Smith says:

    Erik, I am so happy for you to be able to get away, and enjoy a new adventure. I have been to Costa Rica and loved it, I was on the Caribean side, sailing from Costa Rica to Belize in a Tall Ship for 2 weeks. Looking forward to your pictures, and hearing all about it when you return. Hugs always, karen

  2. Erik Dolson says:

    Thank you, Karen. There is a lot going on right now. It’s intense!

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