Monthly Archives: April 2016

I stumbled upon the perfect creepiness 

I needed to waste 20 minutes near Post Rd/Calle Betances/2R (it has a lot of names) and I finally walked in the park I’ve been eyeing since we moved here.  It was closed for repair, but reopened a few months … Continue reading

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Signs of a bankrupt country

There are a lot of things I like about living in Puerto Rico.  But sometimes it’s just too hard to ignore the effects of living in a country that is poorer than the poorest state (Mississippi) with a corrupt government … Continue reading

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Abandoned. Everywhere. 

In my last post, I wrote that PR has the most cars per square mile in the world. But I’d be so bold as to say that at least 1/4 of those cars are sitting around abandoned. I drive through … Continue reading

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Underpaying and non automated

Puerto Rico is very much a car culture. Puerto Rico has the most cars per square mile IN THE WORLD! Yes, that is correct. So….why do the car washes look like THIS:   and this:     Seriously, I’ve only … Continue reading

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Self imposed pressure and stress

I wish I could write more eloquently because I would like to describe to you how I’m making my life more difficult than it really needs to be. Maybe I’m way out there, or maybe there are other parents like … Continue reading

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I swear!

So, of course, when you’re a foreign language student it’s always funny to learn a few swear words to giggle about and use with your friends.  Heck, I know 4 German phrases and yes, one includes a swear.  But here … Continue reading

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