Tag Archives: Mayaguez

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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Salsa!

It was time to find a better salsa venue. I wasn’t digging La Naza anymore. There had to be another. With feelers put out, I heard there was a dance. Tonight. Like, 10 minute drive away. Time to muster up some … Continue reading

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Hometown pride 

I have a Bucky Badger UW – Madison shirt. I did not attend this university but I lived in Madison for about 12 years. I never once saw a full college sporting event though. But I own a cute Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Outdoor what?

Nevermind that the only [permanent] ice rink in the Caribbean is less than an hour away, Mayaguez [the city with no money] put up a temporary ice rink in the Plaza Colon! Well alright then! Vamos! We checked out the … Continue reading

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Policía de Mayaguez

Below is a photo I took while waiting at a red light. I was the first person waiting in the lane for the left turn arrow.  It’s a long wait. I heard rumbling coming up from behind me only to … Continue reading

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Arrogance! Stupidity! Anger and Embarrassment

My Mom and I just returned from a quick run to the grocery store. Usually I’m the only one I hear speaking English, so when I hear it come out of someone else’s mouth my ears automatically tune in. Especially … Continue reading

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Second Halloween 

Having done Halloween here last year, we knew what to expect. And what I personally expected was to sweat. A lot. It’s still got here and very muggy this fall.  I fell in love with stage makeup while earning my … Continue reading

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Tropical school pick up

Some days it seems the sky just opens up and rains.  I mean downpour rain right when school lets out. Each kid is required to have a rain jacket in their backpack and for good reason. It rains almost every … Continue reading

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