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best deal on unlimited data - AT&T

best deal on unlimited data anywhere!

One of things I enjoy about living in Puerto Rico is there is always some challenge to overcome; whether small or large.  Things that are simple and easy in the states such as paying at the pump or finding fresh veggies and specialty items such as nattō take a bit

black and gold coast - david white - reliable internet in puerto rico?

reliable internet in puerto rico?

Before Hurricane Maria, cable internet service through Liberty was extremely reliable. Upload speeds were slow, but the 20mbs plan consistently provided download speeds in that vicinity. Post Maria, speed is the least of my concerns. Five months after the hurricane, service from Liberty in my

the aftermath of hurricane maria

(continued from our hurricane maria experience…) It was easy to feel a bit overconfident after the massive category five Hurricane Irma skirted the island.  cAt three days without electricity and four without water, it was easily the longest outage we had to endure to that point.  However, even on the

power lines in the trees which can add to the cost of electricity in puerto rico

cost of electricity in puerto rico

Our house in Texas was perched on a hill overlooking the city of San Antonio.  The city lights view in the evening was absolutely magnificent.  It had nearly 3000 sq. ft. of living space with beautiful vaulted ceilings.   Our boys were both born while we lived there and made many precious

toughest day of our move to puerto rico

We had no idea where we were going to sleep.  Our three day stay in another unit in our complex was coming to an end.  Both it and the other VRBO unit in our complex were booked.  There was a Holiday Inn nearly 30 minutes away, but

notes from our move to puerto rico

Three weeks ago today we all piled into our Honda CR-V in Texas and today I am writing this from our semi-furnished condo in Puerto Rico.  So much has happened between then and now that it’s hard to know where to begin so I’m going to just focus this post on the

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