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Chikungunya and Dengue and You

Chikungunya: As of today May 22, 2015 there are reported to be 11,897 incidents of Chikungunya and two deaths in Ecuador. Most of these reported cases are in the provinces of Guayas, Esmeraldas and Manabi.  320 more words


Pata de Vaca - Look How Beautiful!

Correction: This tree is called Bauhinia forficata not Tulipan and is commonly known as Brazilian orchid tree or Pata de Vaca (foot of the cow because of the shape of the leaves). 54 more words


Could This Be The Old West

Something I would never think to see on my morning walk.

I guess it was a cow, and guess some dog dragged the head to its final resting place near the side of the road.  9 more words


Spiny Lobster On The Wall

The lobsters that live on our coast are spiny lobsters. They have no claws but the most wonderful succulent lobster tail meat ever.  Our neighbor Sergio is the person who we buy from. 100 more words


ABC's of Swimwear... E


“Entreaguas is a premium beachwear brand from Colombia to the world. We create minimalist and sophisticated pieces with handmade macrame details made by our wonderful artisans.  86 more words


My New Kitchen Utensil Rack

Having utensil containers sitting on the kitchen counter was becoming a real pain. Not being able to find what I was looking for without pulling everything out and not having room near the stove where most were needed was only part of the problem. 116 more words