San Jose


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Are Divas Made or Born? 12

I signed up to be a diva. I wasn’t sure what I was signing up for, but I was thinking slinky dresses and stilettos when I saw the invitation to the “Inner Diva” workshop last November. As usual, I leaped first, looked later. It wasn’t until the day before the […]


Paella Ingredient Challenge 8

Paella is a regional dish my husband, Don, learned to make in Spain years ago when he was in the business of buying and selling horses that took him all over the world. He made the acquaintance of the beautiful, enchanting “Sangria Lady” and the wizened paella chef touting their wares on the […]


Night on the Town in San Jose, Costa Rica! 11

The Nutcracker Suite (Cascanueces) is coming to Teatro Nacional! This was a family tradition ever since I can remember. My mom studied ballet at the Settlement House in the Lower East Side of Manhattan as a teenager. I studied ballet from the age of five at the Lea and Gia dance […]