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A Survey of Our Dominican Experience

I love surveys so I figured what better way to examine some of our time on the island than with a survey. These are my opinions – Andy may comment later with his own ideas that are probably somewhat different from mine.  What is the: First Thing that Shocked You After Arriving The First Time:...

Reason #798 of Why We Can’t Wait to Get off the Island

Tonight as we were about to climb into our bed, we found this vile monster climbing across our mosquito net.  We had been lucky enough to make it 14 months sans centipedes, but I guess that luck has run out.  Now I have a headache and an icky taste in my mouth from having fumigated...

Liat is Killing Me in a Slow, Torturous Way

As everyone knows, all Andy and I want is to get off the island in December with a minimum of complications and delay.  Naturally, all that Liat, that oh-so-unreliable airline of the Caribbean, can do is complicate my life.  I booked our flights home back in August for an 8:50 flight through Antigua to San...

Dominican Autopsies

Today Andy went to Princess Margaret Hospital in Roseau as part of a mini-clinical rotation experience.  This was our conversation when he got home, proof that some of our conversations on this island are pretty strange. Courtney: So how was the day at the hospital? Andy: It was really good. Courtney: Which rotations did you...

Look What Omar Did

As you saw from our posts, Hurricane Omar gave us quite an eventful day on Wednesday night and all day Thursday.  It’s was a pretty severe storm but because it didn’t threaten U.S. soil, none of the major media outlets were reporting on it.  Go figure.  I thought the news was supposed to report all...