2020 Begins

I wasn’t sure how long my holiday blogging hiatus would be, but it seems like a good time to get back to it.  Hope everyone had a great holiday season, although here in Puerto Rico we’ve just started. Tomorrow is Three Kings Day, which for many people here is bigger than Christmas and New Years.  …

Merry Christmas!

I’m currently in the air on my way to Michigan, looking at the clouds floating over the Caribbean.  I’m spending almost a week in the town where I grew up, which is probably the most since I was on holiday break in college.  The ocean below still looks warm and inviting, but I know soon …

Trading Inspiration

It’s Thanksgiving this week, but Puerto Rico is already into the Christmas season, and will be even more so after Thanksgiving passes.  The temperature has cooled down to a not-always-sweating 80 Fahrenheit, and it rains for 1-2 hours a day, which creates a synthetic winter feel after an overly hot fall.  The coffee shops, homes, …

Writing Challenge Week 1

Just a tender week after introducing my writing challenge, and talking about how I planned to get my average of 1,000 words-per-weekday done on the weekdays, I just finished Friday’s 1,000 words tonight (it's Sunday).  But I finished!  My challenge is to get 21,000 words done during the month, and I’m happy to currently be …

Back in PR

Six days ago I landed back home in lovely sweltering-hot San Juan, Puerto Rico.  I guessed and mistakenly thought that by skipping the summer and coming back in October it would be cooler -- if anything I think it might be hotter now.  It’s all ok though, feels good to be back nonetheless. Anything feels …