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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  • I Bought A Suape 4 days 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...
  • My Cajuil Experience 3 weeks ago I have heard of cajuil and knew that they were a funny looking fruit. I saw pictures and tasted the sweet cooked fruit and, of course, I have eaten the so called cashew nuts (really they are seeds) my whole life. I never knew or thought much about where they came from. I just figured […] The post...
  • Blender Abuse 4 weeks ago Yes, I am an admitted blender abuser. Even though I abuse my poor blender it still gives me it’s all and keeps on a-blendin’. My poor blender had to go for surgery for the second time in its almost 9 years in my service. I bought my Osterizer Blender around 8 years ago. I use […] The post...
  • Embrace The Sweat 2 months ago Embrace the sweat is something I must remember during the summer months here in Dominican Republic. The weather is hot and hotter (weather in DR), except for some areas in the mountains it can freeze in the winter. Sometimes we get blessed with a little chill, but here is the city it is hot. When...
  • Neighbors Cat 2 months ago The neighbor has a cat. Many neighbors have cats, but this one cat is my buddy. This cat is my favorite kind of cat. The orange and white kind, I think they are called Tabby?  It (I say IT because I’ve never checked to see if it is male or female) lays on the tin […] The post Neighbors Cat... 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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