A Hint of Costa Rica
Just last summer my family and I went on a wonderful, beautiful trip to Costa Rica. We saw the sights, took hundreds of pictures of birds and sloths and butterflies and frogs, and got a feel for both city and country life.
One small thing that I loved there were the glass coca cola bottles. Where I live in New York, there are only cans. Glass coke bottles are a novelty where we live but in Costa Rica, they are typical and commonplace.
It's the little things but I got so excited over it! I started collecting my glass coke bottles. They seemed so vintage, and I wanted to bring them home with me and put flowers in them. I wanted to put a couple on my desk once I started college, as a reminder of our fantastic trip.
But then they were all taken away while we were going through airport security.
Since then I've always kind of been in love with pretty glass bottles. I even bought one at the container store for my desk. It now holds the flowers I received on Kappa initiation day.
But the other day my mom, brother and I were in Home Depot getting some new herbs for the garden (nowhere else could we find cilantro!), and as we were paying, I saw glass coke bottles!
So I bought three.
And now they sit on our dining room table, each with a tulip. They always remind me of Costa Rica. I'm so happy to have my glass coke bottles.
Check out my Costa Rica posts: part 1, part 2 & part 3.
Happy weekend! Seeing a Dave Matthews concert tonight, so excited!