Over view of Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Overview of Fajardo, Puerto Rico for Seven Seas beach, Bio Bay kayaking tours, scuba, dining, and the El Conquistador hotel.

What is a Frugal Lifestyle

What does frugal living mean to you? Recently, we downsized to a smaller home and made other frugal lifestyle changes.  I like the The Dollar Stretcher statement, “Frugal is Using Money Thoughtfully”.  Spending money (or not) should be a well thought out decision, rather than merely a reaction or just picking the cheapest option. First, the difference … Continue reading “What is a Frugal Lifestyle”

Corrective Eye Surgery

10 Things that I Learned a Decade after Corrective Eye Surgery I started wearing eyeglasses when I was 7 years old.  Corrective laser eye surgery was life changing for me. A decade later, here are 10 things no one told me (good and not-so-good).

El Conquistador Resort, Puerto Rico

For the luxury portion of our Puerto Rico vacation, we checked into paradise, officially known as the El Conquistador Resort, a Waldorf-Astoria property.  It has that Latin America laid back culture, but quite posh at the same time. Our room was simple, with sunken bathtub and huge walk-in closet.  The real in-room feature is the … Continue reading “El Conquistador Resort, Puerto Rico”

Puerto Rico Economic “Crisis”

Alarmist press coverage of the bleak economic situation in Puerto Rico has littered the news wires for the past two days, painting a picture lifted from the pages of Great Depression era newsprint.  While we cannot deny the economic obstacles faced by La Isla de Encanto (the Island of Enchantment), we see little evidence that … Continue reading “Puerto Rico Economic “Crisis””