ENGLISH Did you know there was an Earthquake while I was in the swimming pool? Maybe. A week ago my awesome husband (AwHus) and I were in Puerto Rico visiting my family for the Christmas holidays. From that vantage point in the near past, and even with some apprehensions related to family matters, I had […]
ENGLISH Synopsis: In this blogpost, my trek back to Qatar and how my trip became a goodbye pilgrimage in more ways than one. October already; we are entering the fall although, judging by the high record-breaking temperatures in some parts of the United States the planet doesn’t know it yet. It is long past the […]
ENGLISH In this post: coffee, beer, and shopping on the island of enchantment. My first outing while in Puerto Rico was for shopping; there is a new super Walmart in Toa Baja that is all the rage with the locals of the several Toa somethings and other neighboring towns; to that place my brother drove […]
ENGLISH AND ESPAÑOL PARA ESPAÑOL SIGUE HASTA EL FINAL DE LA PÁGINA I have spent about a month in Puerto Rico, mostly taking care of some family affairs like helping to take care of my mom and watching, with a lot of pride, my niece graduating from high school. In between family engagements, however, I […]
Disponible también en español. Por favor, sigue hasta el final de la página. SYNOPSIS: He is aptly named Maj, his majesty, the cat, and he owns his name as much as he owns his new humans and almost everything else that he fancies in the house. ENGLISH I have mentioned before this stray cat […]
Happy Mother’s Day! To all mother’s out there, we heard that what you do is not easy, so you deserve to celebrate. Chill, relax, take care of yourself.
Synopsis: What does the New Year really means? In this post, I briefly explore the many forms that New Year’s celebrations can take around the world, with links to some interesting sites and online articles. Then I talk about the personal meaning the western cultural construct of New Year has for me and for those […]
El Palito de Limón Sitting in our garden like a survivor of an unknown cataclysm, el palito de limón, barely clings to life. Under the desert’s sun it holds its little-tree secrets tight, unable or unwilling to share them with us. ❦ El palito was one of the potted plants that AWESOME HUSBAND (AwHus) […]