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
Now that I’ve had a lot of time on my hands, I have spent a little more time cooking. I made things I already know how to make, like brownies and I tried new things, like mofongo. I made mofongo twice and I still think I need more practice. It wasn’t bad, I ate it, … Continue reading Homemade Piña Colada
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
Today I wanted to do something different, something fun, something that didn’t involve a TV or computer. I felt like paint or coloring. I have a lot of markers, crayons, colored pencils end even paint in a drawer but never use them because I forget they’re there. Every now and then I remember. Today was … Continue reading I think it would be nice to paint
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?
Today I had a therapy session to take care of my back pain. Just like I'm always told when I have back pain, where I feel it is not the only place my muscles are tense. As the therapist massaged my back it didn't just hurt on the right side, but my left side and … Continue reading Back pain therapy
I have great news, I finished Christmas decorating in my house! This year I got the Christmas spirit very early on; I wanted to start decorating on November 1st, but I decided to wait a little, at least till the middle of the month. On Wednesday I just could't take it anymore and I took … Continue reading I decided Christmas starts now
As I said last time, I was spending this weekend at the beach. I had been waiting for this for months and after patiently waiting I finally got the chance to go to the beach, not one, but two days. On the first day, (you can read about it on Back at the beach) we rented a … Continue reading My long weekend at the beach
I'm exhausted tonight, but it's okay because it was a great day. Today being this tired means I had a great time. I got the chance to get away and enjoy this long weekend away from San Juan at my family's beach house. It has been so long since I have been to the beach … Continue reading Back at the beach
My birthday present, the Echo dot, finally arrived. It's late because Amazon wouldn't send it to Puerto Rico, but there are always ways around the whole not delivering to your area thing. It takes more time to have it delivered to a family member in the states and having them send it to you but … Continue reading Hello Alexa
Today I have another reason to celebrate, this time I'm celebrating because yesterday was my birthday. I always love my birthday no matter how old I am. I still feel like a child when it's my birthday; this year I had to act like an adult because I was at work but my boss and … Continue reading Happy Birthday to me!
First of all, Happy Mother's Day to all mothers. We couldn't be alive without you, like, literally. Thank you for everything else you do, after we get to this crazy world. From changing our disgusting diapers to teaching us how to walk, then drive and sorry for wrecking the car (we all did at one … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
After a pretty good long weekend, I was able to wake up half an hour earlier this morning and workout again before going to work. I surprised myself by not only waking up, but actually doing more than my previous 15 minutes, which was also my goal for today. This morning I worked out for … Continue reading That short morning workout
Last weekend I found one of the missing pieces for my apartment, the entertainment center. I wasn't really looking for it so desperately because I didn't know what I wanted and my TV was already hanging on the wall, but I did need somewhere to put the DVD and the cable connection. So I found … Continue reading Finally got my entertainment center!