Las Galeras

admin on March 2nd, 2012

My father was the funniest mathematician I’ve ever known. In his younger days Dad’s humor was often at the expense of others and frequently tended toward the acerbic. Since I didn’t grow up in the same household, I was mostly spared the barb of what could be a quite sharp wit. But I did develop […]

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Bill on January 11th, 2012

There aren’t a lot of Americans here in Las Galeras. The few who live here as “residents” are more occasional visitors rather than full-time occupants in the village. Katie and Paul are the exception, and Katie is simply exceptional. Paul is retired, I think from the constabulary in Boston. Except for three or four weeks […]

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Bill on November 4th, 2011

Hi, Perhaps you’ve had the opportunity to go to the Circus of the Sun. I sure hope so. I go every chance that I get and over the last 20 years I’ve had a fair number of opportunities. The Cirque de Soliel was formed in Montreal a number of years ago with the happy joining […]

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Bill on October 10th, 2011

Hi, A review of the El Otro WA archives reveals that I’ve spent a surprising amount of time talking with you about the roads around here. I’ve written in particular about the disastrous 35 km. stretch between Santa Barbara de Samana and Las Galeras. This is what Philippe once referred to as “the small road–the […]

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Bill on September 2nd, 2011

Hi, Those few of you who have persisted in visiting my blog despite the recent dearth of change—and in particular those several who have decried my turning it into an advertisement for a used vehicle–will perhaps be pleased to learn that I’ve finally sold my car. As for the rest of you, trust me—there’s plenty […]

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