IOTD …. Image of the day, #376 …. “Live in Florida … made in Puerto Rico”!!


FLHood

~~November 3, 2015~~ 

MADE IN PUERTO RICO

A love poem dedicated to my country, Puerto Rico

I sing the blues as I refuse
to accept your demise,
thinking instead my country is
in a dormant state soon to awaken,
at the rooster’s call as always,
refreshed and spirited.
I speak of my Puerto Rico,
my love, my origin of being,
the source of memory and dreams
and all matter of things.
These words might be deemed
clichés were they not true —
true to my soul and marrow.

I sing the blues as I refuse
to accept you’ve gone too far
from home to find your way back.
My country, my island, my barrio
will return to her rightful place,
and call out for her children
spread thin throughout stranger’s lands.

I sing the blues as I refuse
to accept words which attribute
my intellect or beauty to another race
and remind you I am not up for adoption.
This self originated and renews itself,
despite travel to faraway places
and educations in Spanish and English
and diasporic fragmentation,
from one source —
the country of my origin from which
genius and virtuosity was born before.
You say I look, seem, could be, speak as though and
I say no, I could not be anything but
Puerto Rican.

Odilia Rivera Santos

BLine

~~SOURCE~~ 

http://peopleforpuertorico.blogspot.com/

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~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~ 

https://www.facebook.com/Cool-T-Shirts-771093556266233/?pnref=story

BLine

A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

BLine

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

BLine

We ALL are ONE!! 

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Two years ago today …. it suddenly hit me!!


RetOffice

~February 22, 2015~~ 

I’m originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. I currently live in Florida – since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979.

I worked for Puerto Rico’s health system until 1985. At this time, I’m happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I also worked for the government of Puerto Rico from 1979 through 1985 …. for a total of almost 40 years as a physician.

BlackBor

I JUST REALIZED A FEW MINUTES AGO THAT IT’S BEEN TWO YEARS

… and this is why I’m here!!

BlackBor

~~COUNTDOWN GALLERY~~ 

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#TwoYearsAgoToday #SuddenlyHitMe #Puerto Rico #Santurce #Rio Piedras #Florida #DoctorateMedicine #InternalMedicineSpecialty #GovernmentPhysician #DepartmentVeteransAffairs #Retired

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

BlackBor

~~We have lift off!~~

Visit Mars & the Moon with Google Maps

~~Published on Aug 5, 2014~~

While you pretty much have to be a rocket scientist to make a trip to outer space, you don’t have to be an astronaut to explore Mars or the Moon – now you can take a virtual tour from your desktop on Google Maps.

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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