This last Wednesday I attended a Catholic mass at the Cathedral of Ponce. Although I have visited a lot of Catholic churches and cathedrals over the past few years, this was my first opportunity to actually participate in a meeting. The meeting itself was much different than I had imagined it would be. We stood … Continue reading Catedral Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
Honestly, I have been pretty moody this week. The days have felt like eternities. There was almost too much time to think. I often sat or laid down and said to myself that I wanted to do something, but I didn't know what to do. I have been trying to do something meaningful or fun … Continue reading Keeping Busy for Peace of Mind
Two weeks after our first date, Sifa told me he loved me. Two years ago, he told me he wanted to marry me one day. Last April he proposed. And now It has been six months since the best day of my life. Sifa is my best friend, my partner, my love, my life. He … Continue reading Oh How He Loves Me
Our dear friend Magda took us on a quick trip to spend the holiday weekend on the side of the island she grew up on. Much different from our trip to San Juan, we didn't walk around so much. Instead we just enjoyed the awe inspiring views. I tried to take a lot of pictures, … Continue reading A Weekend in Cabo Rojo
We are finally in Ponce! I'm so glad that we were able to spend time in San Juan before coming here but it is nice to finally feel like we are getting into a routine. This side of the island is much different, but I love it just as much already. I'd be lying if … Continue reading Positive Thinking in Ponce
If you are like me, you didn't know that Puerto Rico's capital of San Juan was an island. In fact, the only ways to get there are to go over a bridge or take a ferry. The ferry only costs 50 cents and helps to avoid traffic on the small island, so we took that … Continue reading A Day in Old San Juan
I made it! I have spent a lot of time packing and traveling over the past week, but I am officially in Puerto Rico and I have left all my stress behind! I don't want to say that I didn't expect much, but so far I am really impressed with the areas I have seen. … Continue reading Am I Puerto Rican yet?