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Hurricane Maria: the emotions before

I realized preparing for a hurricane is like waiting to give birth for the first time. You know approximately when it’s going to come but have no idea how the event will pan out, how horrible/wonderful/painful it will be. You … Continue reading

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Irma’s aftermath

Last Wednesday was an anxious, all consuming day.  I watched Irma topple over Puerto Rico from Google’s live radar and we watched the Weather Station on TV more than ever before (side note – Dear Weather Station: Puerto Rico is … Continue reading

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Preparing for Hurricane Irma

I’ve decided I’m a tornado kinda girl. I mean, if I had to chose a natural disaster I’d pick tornadoes. You can detect a storm is brewing, you have a little while to hunker down, usually have time to run … Continue reading

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Fiestas de Cumpleaños 

I subscribe to Parents Magazine.  Recently they had these statistics: This, along with comparisons to birthday parties we’ve been invited to, I fall deep into the minority.  12% spend less than $100 – I guess that’s where I fall. Last … Continue reading

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Yauco

Los calles del Yauco eran tan empanada las aceras eran escaleras. The streets of Yauco were so steep, the sidewalks were stairs. I heard Yauco, the southern town, had crazy looking stairs since the city was on such a steep … Continue reading

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Skate board park El Litoral

A fun place to take the kiddos biking is the skate board park on El Litoral in Mayaguez (that means the coast) Save

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Un disastre

?Mayaguez is in a bit of a turmoil right now.  Though it seems to be nothing new according to people who have lived here longer than I. First, the university students are on strike.  While I never heard of this … Continue reading

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Museo del Mar

A cute little Maritime Museum is located right in Old San Juan. We needed to pass some time before the air show last fall so we checked it out.  Clean, well done, bilingual placards,informative, inviting bathrooms. You should go! You only … Continue reading

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March Marbete Madness

Every year you need to get a new sticker for your windshield. It requires an inspection of your vehicle and waiting around. It’s dreadful. But last year my neighbor helped me out so this year I felt prepped. And I … Continue reading

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Guilligan island

Trevor and I recently stayed at the Copamarina Resort in the south. My Dad and step-mom took care of our kids for three days. Yay! For $10 a person, the resort will ferry you over to the little Guilligan’s Island. … Continue reading

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