Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

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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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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Bigoted or not?

I hate seeing posts like this. They make me so mad I think those who author them must be narrow minded, selfish, and non-understanding. I came across this particular post a few days ago on Facebook. It immediately sparked feelings … Continue reading

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Summer music video

I finally finished it!  I make music videos of my family and here’s the latest one.  It starts from around Easter last spring to August 2015.  We are in Puerto Rico (Mayaguez, Caja de Muertos isla, El Morro, El Yunque, … Continue reading

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Power struggles

The power goes out or has a blip almost every day here in Puerto Rico. The digital clock on my stove needs to be reset constantly. I know our power company on the island doesn’t have any money, which means … Continue reading

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Nature is fighting us

The words Tropical Island usually conjure up images of beaches and mojitos, but I think what it really means (besides those things) is that  NATURE IS CONSTANTLY TRYING TO TAKE OVER!! You think when they paved this road originally it was … Continue reading

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Zumba Puerto Rican style

The first year we lived here I didn’t exercise much. I was eager to get back into Zumba (and a health club) when the kids both went to school. The Health Club of America in right near my house and … Continue reading

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