I thought my recent Christmas vacation had been everything I wanted, great weather, lots of sight seeing, spending time with family and friends and a lot of good memories. I didn’t know until a few days after I got back that I also got Covid on this trip. I had been extremely careful and managed … Continue reading I got Covid
On December 26th, my parents and I went to New York City. This was my third time in NYC but I had wanted to go for years and I finally got the chance. We spent three days in the city and walked so much that it felt like six days. The most impressive thing wasn’t … Continue reading Christmas in New York City
This Thanksgiving, was not like any other. Instead of watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, I spent the day watching football (soccer) games, because for the first time the FIFA World Cup is happening in November. This year, it is being held in winter, not summer because of the soaring temperatures in the summer in … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
I tried to make my grandma’s famous arroz con salchichas or rice and sausages. It’s always been famous to me because it’s my favorite, but Her famous dish is actually her flan. I don’t like flan but from what I hear, she makes a really good one. My grandma is a great cook and almost … Continue reading Trying to imitate grandma’s cooking
Since the beginning of the year I’ve wanted to go on vacation to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of my TBI. We tried to planning many different things but finally landed on a trip to Florida to visit my aunt, go to Disney, Kennedy Space Center and Saint Augustine. I wanted to go to Disney … Continue reading My 10 year TBI survivor celebration!
To change our weekend routine, my family decided we should go on a hike on Sunday, so we went to Cañon San Cristobal in Barranquitas. I had never been there and didn’t know what to expect, I just knew that is was going to be hot. Because it was going to be very hot, we … Continue reading Hiking to Cañón San Cristobal
Thanks to everyone who helped me celebrate my birthday, from just wishing me a Happy Birthday on a text message or social media, calling me or by helping me celebrate. I had a wonderful birthday weekend at the beach with my friends, a great day at work and an even better dinner with family. The … Continue reading Happy Birthday!
It wasn’t easy but we made it through another year of this pandemic! I hope everyone stays safe tonight and has a happy new year! I hope 2022 will bring good things, maybe a new job for me, and even better, an end to the pandemic. Please stay safe tonight! Happy 2022!
I don’t think I had been able to take a break and relax for the last three days until this afternoon. First there was Thanksgiving on Thursday when, even though it was nice seeing family again after at least two years, it was still a lot being a co-host to the celebration. If waking up … Continue reading Intense Thanksgiving weekend
My brother just published his second book. I can’t say how proud or how happy I am for him. He’s not just a writer, he’s an author. His book, Mangle, is historical fiction set here in Puerto Rico during the Spanish colonization. He has spent years doing research about Puerto Rican history, the Taino Indians, … Continue reading My brother published his second book
Did you notice something different on the blog? That new banner was a surprise from my brother, who is also the graphic designer for Unstoppable María. If you didn’t notice, don’t worry, I often don’t pay attention to details like that either, but you can see the logo at the top of the page. I … Continue reading Week three Friday Fight