I hope you got to enjoy the weirder that usual Thanksgiving, and got to see at least some of your loved ones with safety precautions or on Zoom, WhatsApp, FaceTime or some other video calling app. After eating a slightly larger than usual lunch yesterday, I decided that even though it was a holiday, I … Continue reading Exercising after Thanksgiving
Today, our new walking group bailed on us so my mom and I decided to pick our own walking route. We thought is would be better to walk outside, not in a parking lot so we went nearby to my grandparents neighborhood. It’s safe, it’s open and my mom knows her way around because she … Continue reading Last minute change in our walking route
What a great day! Because today is my mother’s birthday, we went to the beach. It wasn’t just any beach, she wanted to come to La Parguera, where we rented a boat and went to a place like this and this We thought there wouldn’t be people at the beach since it’s a week day … Continue reading Birthday weekend at the beach
Today was a great day, a Saturday that did not involve going to the supermarket. Instead, we went to the beach! Once again, the governor opened the beaches after being closed for about two months because of the coronavirus. I’m all for taking the necessary precautions to stop the spread of the virus but I … Continue reading Another day at the beach!
I thought that by July this should all be under control, I mean, we have been living with this huge mess for over four months now. We should have our act together by now, but no, it’s just getting worse. People just want to go “back to normal“ but WE CAN’T. That is not normal … Continue reading This is not over yet
I had a weird feeling today. I wanted it to be special because it wasn’t only my birthday, it was a big one, my 30th. I thought it wouldn’t be because of the quarantine and COVID19 situation were facing right now, but it didn’t. My family didn’t miss the opportunity to have yet another reunion … Continue reading Birthday in quarantine
What a day. Today I left my house for the first time in almost two months. At first it was kinda scary but I had to go out, I can’t stay trapped in here forever and I didn’t go anywhere where I would be infected. I just went to my grandparents’ house. If we wanted … Continue reading Almost normal Saturday
I have spent the last few days checking the shipping status for my brother’s book of short stories, Ramitas, to get here. This is a collection of short stories in Spanish inspired by his upcoming novel Mangle. It got here a day late but it’s finally here! It was really annoying seeing everybody receiving it … Continue reading Ramitas
Right now we are all facing something unknown and have to cancel or postpone events, whether we like it or not. This is the case for everyone graduating this year from high school and college. Believe me, I know it sucks not being able to be a part of the celebration of your hard work … Continue reading Don’t cancel, just postpone
My mom and I spent the whole afternoon trying to figure out a way to have a video call with my grandma, who we haven’t seen since the social isolation began. My grandparents, more that any of us, can’t be near anyone right now because of their age but I miss my grandma and my … Continue reading Be together when you’re far away
I thought our Sunday walk would not be that long today because we walked with Indy and Sandy yesterday and it looked like it was going to rain today. We first did the Paseo de la Princesa and El Morro walk, which seemed shorter today. Maybe it was because we had already done it, maybe … Continue reading A day in San Juan
I never liked morning walks or mornings when I was young, but as I got older and things changed in my life I now like doing things like walking and exercising in the morning. So when my parents wanted me to go on a walk with them to Old San Juan I said yes. They … Continue reading Who doesn’t like a morning walk?
Happy New Year! So here I am looking forward to this year, hoping great things happen and trying to ignore the bad. I started off the year at the beach with my family, like I usually do, which always fills me with hope for the new year. This year however, I'm scared because we ended … Continue reading Positive mind for 2020
I can't end the year without thanking everyone for reading and/or following my blog and for liking what I post. This means the world to me and makes me so happy. I hope you stay with me in this new year as I keep expressing myself. I also hope you all have a fresh start … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas! Even though I'm two days late in my Christmas post, I think you know by now that I'll be celebrating until January, that is the tradition in Puerto Rico. But it's been a busy Christmas this year, since the holidays this year are right in the middle of the work week. But it's … Continue reading I hope it’s not too late but Merry Christmas!