Category Archives: Musings from our Puerto Rico Homestead

10 Years in Puerto Rico

In November 2007, Paul and I made the decision to give up on corporate America, leave Southern California and buy a farm in Puerto Rico. I'll never forget the time and place we made the decision. (Although we're both from the East Coast—Paul is from Washington, D.C. and I was raised in New York City—we…
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Little Red Hyundai

This is the story of a driver of a Little Red Hyundai who think she's behind the wheel of a Little Red Corvette and who's got issues.  So I was driving down the mountain this morning, on my way to the town of Arecibo to do my food shopping, this red Hyundai sedan appears in back…
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Racist Comments Don’t Have to Be Directed At Us to Have Impact

[caption id="attachment_1934" align="aligncenter" width="1254"] Photo credit: Photoimages[/caption] It may be hard for some to pick up the racist comments said during this discussion, hoping they won't be lost on all. A good friend of mine who's like a sister/cousin named Carolyn posed this question on her Facebook wall yesterday: "Lessons learned in other conversation streams…
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A Day in the Life of This Transplanted Utuadaño

What do: Los rotos (giant potholes) Road closure of the main road from my house to the town of Utuado A detour down an alternate road Me unable to back up the hill to allow a car to pass because I have zero depth perception The starter in my car dying Three men—one a client…
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