I love public art. Love. Love. Love! The boy and I decided to explore our neighborhood and see what was nearby. I thought I had seen a sign that the zoo was nearby and we went over to see how far away it was. En route we saw some beautiful sculptures, some interactive, by an amazing artist Jorge Marin. According to Wikipedia, “Jorge Marin’s work depicts horses, centaurs, garudas, children, madonnas, acrobats, along with elements such as spheres, masks, arrows,… Read more »
Today is my first real full day here. DH has gone to work. Manuela, the maid has arrived for her first day of work. The boy and I are trying to figure out what to do first. We decided to go to Costco. There, we could secure the hangers we needed to put our clothes away and get some food to help us get settled in. We invited Manuela to come along. She was super and called us a cab…. Read more »
I am more determined than ever to learn Spanish. This fool behind the register, David R, had the nerve to give me the wrong change back. Really? I can’t speak Spanish but I certainly can count. 148 pesos is not the same as 168 pesos. I would be less pissed if: (1) the bank wouldn’t have turned my card off because they thought it was stolen earlier and (2) then when I made a cash transaction, a man at Starbucks… Read more »
This post is mostly for my mom, who was my first and has been my most dedicated follower. According to the “navigational beacon”, as Jimmy Buffet says, we’re almost there. Thank you for your love and support. Fingers crossed that 240 pounds of luggage seems normal to the folks at Customs!