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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  • A Good - Bad Night Sleeping With Dogs 3 months ago Last night was a good night that turned into a bad night then changed again to a good night. Needless to say, I am tired this morning from all the good – bad ness. First I was surprised when Buenagente slept in the bed with me. He does not like sleeping in bed with me. […] The post A Good –...
  • How To Trim A Tree Dominican Style 3 months ago I am always amazed at some of the things Dominicans do and how they accomplish the end results. I have lived here since 2001 and still am amazed. So here is The View From My Balcony – Tree trimming – Tree wacking 101. On rare occasions, I have seen people cutting trees with a chainsaw […] The...
  • Walkabout To Parque Enriquillo 3 months ago The Dominican Dogs and I decided to take a walkabout to the Parque Enriquillo. We never walked there before so I thought it would be a nice little adventure. Buenagente loved it, as usual, he loves the streets. Inteliperra just wanted to go home. There was just too much chaos in the streets for...
  • Billy Jay Keys 16 Years Gone 4 months ago Another year has passed since my only son, Billy Jay Keys, passed. It has been 16 years since we all lost him on October 25, 2003. No matter how long it has been. No matter how much time has passed. It still hurts. A pain in the heart. An emptiness that cannot be explained. I […] The post Billy...
  • Begging Parrots For Jina 4 months ago I always see interesting things going on around the Dominican Republic. Some things I do not understand at all, even when people try to explain it to me. Other things are just mysterious and what I call wowwee’s. Watching this Parrot Whisperer asking for Jina Fruit was for sure another wowee... 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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