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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  • Saturday Is Not Sunday 1 month ago I know that Saturday is not Sunday but a few Saturdays ago my brain thought it was Sunday. It took me a while to realize I had the wrong day. Definitely a full brain fail on my part when all I wanted was some chili peppers. That’s all, I just wanted to buy a few […] The post Saturday Is Not...
  • My Favorite Trees Both Old and New 1 month ago When I lived in USA I had a comfort tree that just touched my heart. I met the tree when my dog, Sniffy, and I went camping. I just filled my backpack with essentials, packed a cooler, and my dog and I were off to the Freedom Falls area of Rockland, PA. I needed to […] The post My Favorite Trees...
  • Día de la Restauración - A Long Walk-About 2 months ago Today is the Día de la Restauración, when the Dominican Republic gained their freedom from annexation by Spain, and it is a national holiday. Many Dominicans leave the city and we have it all to ourselves. When there is not much traffic I like to take a longer walk with the dogs. So here is...
  • I Love My Total Gym 2 months ago I love my Total Gym. I used to own a Total Gym when I lived in USA and I loved that thing. When I moved to Dominican Republic I sold it because I could not figure how to get it here. I so wish I didn’t do that. Now I can’t afford to re-purchase one. […] The post I Love My Total Gym appeared...
  • I Bought A Suape 3 months ago I got me a Suape and it’s name is KAK. What is a suape? It is a mop in Dominican Spanish. I bought me one of those babies today. Nice, white and clean. According to the Suapero it was the highest quality too. The Suapero is a man that walks around selling mops. He yells […] The post I Bought A... 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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