It's been a tough few weeks for everyone on the planet - and the beauty here, coupled with this lovely, beloved house, is helping our hearts heal. After feeling like we had to leave Puerto Rico so abruptly, there is no where else I'd rather be.
Puerto Rico's response has been more drastic than that of the States, for good reason, and the last 24 hours has been a wild ride.
In Solitude Yesterday, I went to Maria's Beach ALL BY MYSELf to watch the sun go down on another day in Rincon. B "sends" me down alone sometimes, when I'm due for some solitude, or the kids seem too exhausted to do another thing, or we are too tired to deal with bringing them back... Continue Reading →
Have you ever thought about why being on vacation feels so relaxing? Is it partly because you know no one is expecting anything of you, the phone is not going to ring with demands, and your social calendar is clear? Being here, I have no friends to hang out with, no classrooms to bring food for, no playdates to take the kids to, no neighborhood meetings that I'm committed to, no birthday parties to buy crap for + rush to, and no extended family to visit . . .
Whether you, too, are fantasizing about living on this temperate, lush, tropical island, or you just like to day-dream about what it might look like to live somewhere else (one of my favorite time-wasters) - this post is for you!
Drumroll - we got a car! We ended up with a 2002 Suzuki XL7 with 92,000 miles (I still can't/don't believe that part). It looked to be in pretty good shape for 3k. Pfew, what a load off, or so we thought. A week later, it broke down, $hizzf*ckmutherbast@rd!