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In the DR at Last
Posted: 12 Mar 2011 03:40 PM PST
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Greetings, loyal readers. It took me almost a couple of weeks, but I've
finally managed to settle in and find an internet cafe near the busy
intersection of the freeway that runs by ...
Well it has been several months since my last update…much has happened since the last installment (and hence why it has taken me so long to post). Anyway, I figured I would share the more interesting aspects of the last couple of months in a few new postings, starting with my job teaching the baseball kids.
As some of you may know, my main reason for coming back to the DR was to take this job working with boys from all over ...
... from the association that I'm working with, taking pictures of Bahoruco, and collecting previous information that has already been written about my town. I keep thinking it's finals week all over again the only thing that is missing is Red Bull and pizza. MY HOUSE ON THE BEACH: has finally entered my life! I am now the proud renter of a 3 room, 1 bathroom beach shack (okay, so ...
... of December will be a tremendous shock to my very warm blood, I'm excited to come back in the thick of the Christmas season. Dominicans take decorating for Christmas very seriously (two people at World Vision did nothing but decorate the office for a solid week), but I just couldn't get into it with Christmas trees next to palm trees and fake snowflakes hanging in tropical breezes. Christmas has always been a cold weather event for me, so for it to truly be ...
... corners of the room, with an elastic that goes around the bed. There is lots of room under it, and I think I will use it instead of the one I brought. I slept alright, but it took me a long time to fall asleep - good thing I brought my earplugs (dirt bikes, roosters, dogs, etc.)!!
Some cultural observations to date:
- the guest of the house is called for the meal, and eats alone, and is not allowed to help with ...