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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  • 18 Hours Sin Luz - Boom! 9 hours ago Yes we do have power outages here. Yes we do have transformers blowing up from time to time. Welcome to the DR. It is just part of life here. Accept it. Getting upset does not help so you learn to …Read more »
  • 30 Sectors Without Water 5 days ago It was announced a few days ago that 30 different parts of Santo Domingo area would be without water for 24 hours. (I translated it using bing) “The Acuedcuto and Sewerage Corporation of Santo Domingo (CAASD) reported that more than …Read more »
  • 3rd Or 4th Floor 1 week ago This is what just happened. The conversation was just to unbelievable. I thought I was on some prank tv show. The Colmado guy was yelling Colmado outside on the stairs. I heard the neighbor say it was not for him. …Read more »
  • Renew My Permanent Residency October 2014 1 week ago It was time to renew my residency. I so hate dealing with all the bureaucracy but it must be done. I helped a friend about 6 months ago renew his. It was so difficult. So much has changed in just …Read more »
  • Breakfast anyone? 2 months ago The dogs were waiting patiently for Teli and I to come outside so they could join us for the morning fun time. This is something they love. Its so cute that they wait in the street for Teli and I …Read more »

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Barb
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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