Recalling El Castillo del Moro

This post has been sitting as a draft for almost a year. The family and l were reminiscing about Puerto Rico and all our adventures there this morning. What a time to recall and post about this incredible castle and fortress in the beautiful and historic Old San Juan. The scale of El Morro was... Continue Reading →

One Year, Mañana

One year ago, mañana, my little family and I got on a plane to travel to an island rocked by earthquakes and recovering from a hurricane. We went in the spirit of adventure, ready to be challenged, grow and learn. Of course, the Universe outdid us in its spirit of "adventure", but looking back on... Continue Reading →

Quirky Puerto Rico

From the Eyes of a Texan This place is so fun, and funny, and different (to me). As I type, right now, this is going on: There are a bunch of happy-looking chickens doing a chicken noise thing in the house 2 down. They have a super cute coop, complete with a child-size playhouse to... Continue Reading →

Gozalandia Waterfall

A Slice of Magic Outside San Sebastian We took the hour-ish drive over to San Sebastian to the Gozalandia Waterfalls today, and it was well worth it. When we got to the lower waterfall, it was 11 am on a Saturday, and there was no one there. Ten minutes later, there were at least 10... Continue Reading →

MAÑANA

Yes, we're still going! Yes, we leave tomorrow! For real. We got renters. No, really. It's (drumroll . . .): Couple C! They showed up early for their 5:30 appointment 2 days ago and wanted it and put the deposit down this morning. All we have left is a couple of signatures, and we're good... Continue Reading →

5 Days To Go For Puerto Rico

Earthquakes, Blackouts, and Renters There have been over 30 earthquakes in Puerto Rico in the past 24 hours. The largest was this morning, a 6.4, which damaged buildings, homes, roads, historical sites, induced a tsunami alarm which sent people scurrying into the hills and blocking the roads, and killed one man (that we know of... Continue Reading →

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