One time the carro publico in front of mine stalled out at a stoplight, so we obliged to help get it going again by pushing literally bumper to bumper with our car. Continue reading public transportation and butt-enhancing underwear
“We are uncertain of the next step, but we are certain of God. As soon as we abandon ourselves to God and the task he placed closest to us, he begins to fill our lives with surprises.” -Oswald Chambers Continue reading The surprises of God
“Every child that comes into this world tells us that: God still has hope in humanity.” Continue reading Hope in humanity
The pavement spinning towards my face. Confusion. Gaping hole in my knee. Continue reading the fall
People often generalize as a form of self-protection when boundaries are violated. They reason that if you swear off all members of a group representative of the person who hurt you, you are less likely to be hurt again. Continue reading more reflections on generalizations
It’s interesting that we only object to negative stereotypes. If I said Dominican women are beautiful (which they are!), I doubt anyone would be like, ‘no, no. I have this one really ugly, fat cousin. So don’t say that they’re all beautiful!’ Continue reading generalizations
Sort of a bag lady. A twisted foot with long yellow nails. But eyes that are alive and dances as she sings. Those clear blue eyes can only be described as having a special twinkle. Continue reading The widow’s mite
But now, its all blended together into the symphony of sounds that have become familiar and comfortable. Continue reading screaming…or the soundtrack to life?
As seen at Caribe Tours bus company, choose your destiny: Continue reading What destiny will you choose?
Jules loves animals, but loves animals. And has a special soft spot in her heart for all the strays that you see running around the streets here in the DR. Continue reading Puppy love