Category Archives: Day to day life

Examples of daily ups and downs in the DR

Shuttin’ her down

I wrote this in our last days in the DR but am just now getting it up here so obviously some details have changed since I wrote it. I still think it is necessary to get it up. Well friends, … Continue reading

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Life with a two year old (again)

So you say you haven’t heard from me for awhile? I guess that’s to be expected when you find yourself suddenly, after 2 years of waiting, in the full care of a two year old, which you haven’t done for … Continue reading

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Creativity and Poverty

How do you spell “cytokinesis” if your alphabet doesn’t include a “y”, an “I” and only 1 “s”? Have a look at Kaden’s take on the problem. Let me explain. Someone gave us a little bag of plastic alphabet letters … Continue reading

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McCircus

Ok, first, here’s the background you need to know to make this story of mayhem make sense.  1.  My husband left me for 10 days and took my oldest slave son with him.  2.  We are dog sitting 2 large German Shepherds … Continue reading

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The DR septic “system”

Now, back in the states we had a septic system, so when we learned that this is the sanitation means for the house we rent in the DR, we were encouraged.  You see, we are warned not to swim in … Continue reading

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