Author Archives: Laura

Fuimos a Culebra

Puerto Rico has a tiny island off the east coast named Culebra and for far too long it’s been on our to-do list to visit. Time to go! We splurged on an airplane commute, departing from Ceiba on the east … Continue reading

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From Oshkosh to Arecibo

Being from Wisconsin makes you pretty cool in the aviation world. It doesn’t really matter the rest of the time. haha This is simply because the EAA Airventure fly-in every summer at the Oshkosh airport is one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Bummin’ around San Juan

While in town for Hamilton, my family and I decided to explore a few new areas in San Juan. Isla Verde is pretty and had a great rooftop restaurant which we all enjoyed (I gave a little talk to the … Continue reading

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Hamilton – Puerto Rican style

My husband and I saw Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton Saturday and it was all I had hoped for. But boy was this adventure a crazy ride. Never have I (virtually) pushed and shoved to get tickets for a musical. (Literal … Continue reading

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What’s with the stop lights?

Ever since we returned from summer break the stop lights around the Mayaguez Mall (where half the traffic of the city filters through) are either blinking, mistimed or off completely. And that changes hourly. Our route to the new school … Continue reading

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Is Puerto Rico loud or is it just me?

I have sensitive ears. I get them from my Mom. My sisters complained that as kids if they wanted to share something secretly they’d have to walk down the block so she wouldn’t hear. Even now, I can’t sleep with … Continue reading

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Maria- a year later

  My sister asked me recently how Puerto Rico is doing one year after the hurricane. (I refer to Maria even though PR was effected by Irma as well). To me my daily routine feels much like it did before … Continue reading

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Abandoned Bowling Alley

About a mile from our house is an abandoned bowling alley.  There are many many abandoned buildings all over the city but a bowling alley is an extra special lure. For the first two years of living here there was … Continue reading

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