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Back on Canadian soil (or 123 days until I’m Paradise bound again)

I have been back in Canada for a little over 4 days now and while I’m glad to see certain people, I am definitely not in my happy place. I can feel my anxiety rising, and I am worried that … Continue reading

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161 days gone…or See you later, Barbados

It is currently 5:54pm on October 25th. Tomorrow at 12:15pm, I will be picked up to make my way to the airport and get on a plane back to Canada. In the past, I have always left a piece of … Continue reading

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Things I will miss

What I miss about Canada: Hot showers whenever I want Laundry washed in a washing machine, whenever I want My friends: Allison, Helene, Megan, Robin Grandma and Audrey People being close to on time What I will miss about Barbados: … Continue reading

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Extremes of Customer Service in Barbados

Over the past 6 years, I have found that customer service in Barbados is at a very different standard than back home. Frankly, it’s almost non-existent. If you need help in the grocery store, good luck. Restaurant service is painfully … Continue reading

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Making the most of the weekends I have left here

So much for blogging every day. But my case of “the sniffles” turned into a cold. Full-blown with a lovely cough, sneezing, feeling blah and crappy. Shawn also had it, as did his roommate, several people he works with and … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s sky events and making the most of every day I have left here

Boo-urns. I’m not sure if it’s another cold, or allergies, but my nose is a bit sniffly, and I have another stupid cough. However, with only 28 days left in my happy place (for this round), I am dedicating myself … Continue reading

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Today I was close to luxury

I spent my morning hanging out at the beach behind Port St. Charles – an uber swanky address with its own port and helipad! Apparently the starting price for these places is $5 million US. I think sitting on the … Continue reading

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I put my toes in the Atlantic Ocean today

After Friday’s fiasco, the rest of the weekend ended up being pretty decent. For the most part. But in this blog post, I am only going to focus on the fun, positive stuff I did. Saturday: Linda and I went … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Island Time

I am going to apologize for the ranty nature of this post. It is a rant. And I’m kind of sorry. But Island Time is a thing and sometimes it needs to be ranted about. I love Barbados. I love … Continue reading

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The Coconut Man comes a calling!

Yesterday I treated myself to a large bottle (2 L) of fresh coconut water. Texas climbed I don’t know know how many trees to gather the coconuts for Linda, Danny and I to each get a large bottle. I also … Continue reading

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