Wednesday, November 14, 2007

3WW- November 14

This week's Three Word Wednesday words are:

Icy
Pause
Train

First, let me start by encouraging you to check out Paisley's 3WW entry today. It was quite witty, naughty a total hoot. I can't top that, so I will do what I usually do (use the words as prompts to write whatever random thing pops into my head).

Icy: Prior to moving to Wisconsin in 1993, I had no experience of snow or of Winter cold. Sure, I had traveled to Orlando in late Winter/early Spring, and to NYC in the Fall, and both times I required jackets, scarfs, even gloves in one case. He he he, little did I know when I complained so much back then that there would come a time during my sojourn in Madison when I would experience a week of temperatures above 10F as warm times. Prior to moving to Wisconsin, I had no concept of driving on icy roads, and no cause for concern. During my year in Madison we did not have a car, so we did not have to experience firsthand the joys of driving on ice, but I saw plenty of cars slipping on my regular walks to the nearby supermarket.

Pause: I just took one of these, so I could record the girls. Isabel was playing by herself and singing. It was impossibly cute, and I stopped writing, grabbed my digital recorder and tried to capture her voice. I did not have luck, as once she saw me she stopped singing, but I did record the girls talking, sending greetings to my mom and being goofy. I tried uploading them to Putfile, but for some reason it's nor working well. I need to figure out how/where to post a WAVE audio file from my digital recorder.

Train: I left Puerto Rico before they were done with the first phase of the Tren Urbano (the Urban Train). It's part elevated, part subway. I have visited a few times since then, but I have never been on the train. The last time I traveled back home was December 2005, so I am due for a visit, although it will not be this Holiday season. Paula has been on the train with her daddy and loved it. Below is a picture.



12 comments:

  1. Haha... the life in Madison one cracked me up :) Yes, yes, we love our icy roads 8-)

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  2. yuck i hate cold..lucky for us..it doesnt snow where i am..

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  3. It snows where I live--but am moving to where it almost never does

    My best friend's parents were from Bocaron--think I spelled it wrong. She went to college there, had always spent summers growing up. She always idealized it and just went for a reunion. Said it's changing a lot

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  4. I really enjoy your style of random thoughts tied to each word. I generally can't imagine not having a car but when roads turn icy, it sounds pretty good!

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  5. I love cameras and their ability to freeze time. They really make time travel a possibility.

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  6. Pía, is it Boquerón or Bayamón? I ask you because my father was from Boquerón, a tiny beach town on the Southwestern tip of the island. But I am assuming it's Bayamón because you said she went to college there. Bayamón is one of the 5 cities in the Metro Area.

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  7. Kids are so natural when they think that they are unobserved.

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  8. Icy weather conditions scares me like no other ..

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  9. I cant imagine the cold and ice in Wisconsin. No thank you!

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  10. Aww, cute pic!

    10 degrees? Brrrr! I don't think they make clothes warm enough for that here :)

    I hope you get to visit home soon.

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  11. I can do without those temperatures. I wouldn't like not having a car either. I too hope you can find your way home for a visit soon. I am sure you miss your family very much. Paula is beautiful as is your other child. By the way, I love those pics on the right.

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