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Aguadilla bowling

I took the kids bowling while Trevor was in Barcelona last fall. We usually go ice skating Sunday mornings. Not wanting to skate without our entrenador (coach) we opted for another relatively obscure sport. Straight outta the 80s, this alley … Continue reading

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Our poor mirrors

Since moving here more than two years ago, I’ve had three side view mirror incidents. Now I’m done, right? Yeah. Nothing like a morning shake up. Actually, I’m positive this happens all the time of these narrow mountain roads. Several … Continue reading

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Depósitos en el banco

I always feel a little bit guilty when I go to deposit my rent into my landlord’s account. Why? Let me explain how people use the bank here. They use the bank to pay their utilities and obviously do things … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Plaza

Last year they had an ice rink.  Being much more practical this year, the Mayaguez plaza had carnival rides, DJs, and food vendors. Super fun and not many people there on a Monday night. The carousel was free! Thanks city. … Continue reading

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Caballos 

Our friends organized a horse ride for a small group of us in Cabo Rojo.  What a great idea and something we wouldn’t have done by ourselves! Mount up or ride in the carriage – your choice (but sitting in … Continue reading

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Fighter jets: Dead and Alive

So, our weekend was filled with fighter jets. This dead one parked at the Parque Tomas Palmares in Dorado. Except it was closed when we arrived. Boo. The next day was the Air Show featuring the Thunderbirds!! (Cue AC/DC music … Continue reading

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I’ve lived two years and I still don’t know this.

I’ve lived here a year and I still don’t know street names.  Obviously I know MY street name but outside my little neighborhood? Uh. Not really. Actually, the name of the main street in my gated neighborhood escapes my memory … Continue reading

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We didn’t get our mail for two months

Me to my neighbor last May: We’re just going to forward our mail to Wisconsin over the summer. Neighbor: You don’t want to do that. It takes too long. We can collect your mail and mail it to you. Me: … Continue reading

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Now you see it…

So, two days ago Puerto Rico experienced the worst power outage in decades. And I learned a new word, “apagón” (blackout). At the same time as my hubby was flying away from Mayaguez to San Juan to begin his journey … Continue reading

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Pics to make you go huh?

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