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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  • Crying With The Trees of Parque El Pensador 3 weeks ago I was crying with the trees this morning. Walking to the Faro Colón I could not believe my eyes. Parque Pensador on Ave. Mirador del Este, Santo Domingo Este was accosted! Yesterday trucks came and destroyed the trees in the park. It looks like a bomb exploded! Trees broken and fallen. Plowed...
  • Hot Sauce Addict - Make My Own 1 month ago Anyone who knows me knows that I love hot sauce. I am addicted to hot sauce, a hot sauce addict I am. I cannot and do not want to be without my precious red hot and spicy liquid gold in a bottle. I drink it every day. Now, I make my own. I put hot […] The post Hot Sauce Addict – Make My Own...
  • Saturday Is Not Sunday 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 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... 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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