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Excuses, excuses: The problem with “It is what it is” and “That’s just how I am”

Life is hard, right? There’s so much happening that our to-do lists never seem to end. Scratch one item, add another. We also have countless choices in what to be. Long gone are the days when you found a job and retired from it 30+ years later. All of it can overwhelm us into a… Continue reading Excuses, excuses: The problem with “It is what it is” and “That’s just how I am”

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Flashback: Puerto Rico, Tito El Bambino and Feliz Navidad

Shuffling through my iPod yesterday, trying to create a Christmas music playlist, I saw I had downloaded Tito El Bambino's Christmas hit, Feliz Navidad.  Cue the Wayne and Garth flashback sound effect here Late Wednesday, October 28, 2009 I arrived in Puerto Rico for what would be almost a year of reconnecting with culture, family, language,… Continue reading Flashback: Puerto Rico, Tito El Bambino and Feliz Navidad

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Hotel, motel…umm…where’s the Holiday Inn?

3-Day Adventure Part I A random Friday evening and this time we decide that nothing is going to stop us. We are going on our adventure. Rental car: check. Map: check. Spirit of adventure: check and check! Upon looking at the map  we decided on a visit to La Parguera, a small fishing village in… Continue reading Hotel, motel…umm…where’s the Holiday Inn?