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Architecture and UrbanismLife in Town
25 July, 2016

My Stay at Podere Spedalone: Relationships, Social Connectivity, and Authenticity

I had a remarkable stay at the Podere Spedalone last week.   This is an "agritourismo", farm stay B&B place near Pienza, in Tuscany.   It is a modestly priced place with a capacity of about 30 people.   The building is old, and cool, but not fancy.  It may have originally been a…
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NewsPressThe Trailblazer
30 June, 2016

Lava Magazine – Taking in the Triathlon Paradise that is Las Catalinas

The current issue of Lava Magazine, the official magazine of the IRONMAN triathlon organization, has a profile article by Chris Foster: "Taking in the Triathlon Paradise that is Las Catalinas."  Some of my favorite lines include: "As a pro rider who has traveled all over the world, it is a blessing to find a…
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Architecture and UrbanismLife in TownNewsState of the Union
31 May, 2016

Las Catalinas State of The Union, May 2016

(This message went out to our mailing list today.) Las Catalinas  is all about connecting with beauty, nature, and the people around you.   As we grow, the experience of being in Las Catalinas keeps getting more compelling.  There are more things to do, more places to go, more people to meet, and more…
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Architecture and UrbanismNews
20 May, 2016

Beach Town North

We have been hard at work planning our next phase, Beach Town North.  This area is located on the beach just to the north of Plaza Danta.  Along the beach will be an area of additional restaurants, shops, and fun.  Here the buildings will be simple, beachy, single-story affairs.  Inland from there in the…
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Architecture and Urbanism
15 May, 2016

Flats on Plaza Carlota Underway, 1 Plaza Central Nearly Complete

Computer model morphing into construction, Flats on Plaza Carlota. I'm pleased to say that the Flats on Plaza Carlota are under construction!  These are 15 flats in two buildings designed by Michael G. Imber, Architects.  The beautiful buildings will complete Plaza Lucia and largely complete Plaza Carlota, which are two more important public spaces…
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Architecture and UrbanismLife in Town
24 February, 2016

Las Catalinas Vision, Ten Years In

(This newsletter was sent out to our mailing list today) Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, In June of 2006 I wrote "A Vision of Las Catalinas in 2016" (note: click that link and read it).   At that time I had explored Las Catalinas (the land) pretty thoroughly and was hoping to lead a…
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The Trailblazer
22 February, 2016

Triathlon Day 2016

I have said it so much that you are probably tired of hearing it, but triathlon day is the best day of the year at Las Catalinas.  This year set yet another new high water mark.  We had some 400 athletes (triathlon plus teams plus open water swimmers) plus families and friends, about 1,000…
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The Trailblazer
12 February, 2016

Trails Update and My New Favorite Place

My new favorite place and time is: these rocking chairs outside of Pura Vida Ride between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  Pura Vida opens at 7:00 with their most excellent coffees - my case mocha.  These chairs are the natural place to gather before or after a ride, run, hike, swim, boat, snorkel, or…
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Life in Town
12 January, 2016

Bring Your Friends to Las Catalinas

(Note: This was sent as a newsletter to our Las Catalinas mailing list on Nov. 28 and I forgot to post in here until now...) Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, Happy Thanksgiving weekend to our friends in the USA, and best wishes to our friends in Costa Rica and elsewhere.  Thanksgiving is a time…
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