Me: What day is it? Tim: I think it’s Wednesday Me: OH. I thought it was Monday
This is a common conversation in our household. I am losing track of the days and can’t believe that we are in our eighth month of living in Puerto Rico – where in the world did the time go?
I don’t think it’s a secret that I fell in love with this enchanted island. I love it here. I spent half of my adult life dreaming of living in the Caribbean, where the sun shines and I can wear shorts every day. Continue reading →
I know you have heard me say that one of the main reasons I like Puerto Rico is the people. I truly believe that they are amazing! But you may be wondering what the hack does that mean..? Well, let me tell you.
Me: So, what is it like to be living back in the U.S.?
Friend: Everything is just easier here.
Me: Really? How’s so?
Friend: Well, you know everything is easier to get done and, now, Iam the one that has to be careful NOT to be the asshole on the road.
You have all heard the horror stories about economy in Puerto Rico – everyone agrees that it sucks. The island’s debt is in the neighborhood of 72 billion and our governor has openly admitted that this debt is not payable; there simply is not enough cash flow. To add insult to injury, today was, reportedly, the first time in the island’s history that Puerto Rico has missed a debt payment. This officially (although denied by the local government) puts Puerto Rico in default and will undoubtedly force a complete debt restructuring. Continue reading →