Life and Times of the Dominican Gringa

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Life and Times of the Dominican Gringa
This is a blog of my life in Dominican Republic, my thoughts on life and the way I view things around me. I am Janette Keys. I moved to Dominican Republic from Mars, Pennsylvania November 2001.
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  • Carnaval La Vega, Baby! 3 months ago I usually don´t get into the Carnival much these days. I hate sweaty humans all mashing and grinding into me. I am always worried about getting hit by a vejiga (one of the hard bladder ball hitty things the Diablo Cojuelos carry around) and having to get a 3rd back operation without any insurance...
  • Las Terrenas For My Birthday 3 months ago I know, my birthday was in October. So I’m a little slow in the posting. Better late than never. The entire story in pictures (and a video) located here, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic. It was a great trip. Juan Carlos of JC Taxi drove me and the kids. I could not go without my dogs […]
  • Carnival Ciudad Colonial 2016 3 months ago I completely forgot that there was going to be a little carnival procession parade passing by my apartment. I was in my apartment watching the Friday edition of the soap opera “Days Of Our Lives” which I’ve been watching since I was a young ‘un. Anyhow, I heard the noise and ran to put some...
  • Taking Buenagente For A Ride 4 months ago Just a short slide show video of Juan Carlos (JC Taxi) and me, the Momma, taking Buenagente for a ride in the car to visit the vet. We are acting silly as usual.
  • Peanut Butter Mixing Ritual 4 months ago I know I haven’t posted in a long time. Sorry about that. No excuses. I have a big story about my birthday trip in October that I need to share and some other good stuff. But for now I will post this. Mixing natural peanut butter is never easy. I know there are mixing tools […] Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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15:42 PM November 21, 2012

Hi Jan, not sure if you remember me, we were in contact back in 2002/2003 I went to visit you in SD with my now husband Carlos I believe at that time you were dating a Carlos as well. We lost contact around the time of your son's passing and my heart goes out to you. We were in SD in April and I was wondering if you still lived there by the park. If you receive this message I would love to hear from you. your friend in Canada Barb

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