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Posted by mokita on May 7, 2009, 5:40 pm

It was a cloudy day, and I was a eighth years old when my parents move to another house, because the one we where living was to closed to the ocean,my mom knew about the tsunami, that happen every fourthy years, and the cyclones of course, my grant parents use to live by the arroyo which was ruining clean year around and it was our back yard swimming pool, there where shrimp and fish on it, and moms use to go to do laundry every day.
My grandmother backyard was amaizing,like getting in to another universe of plants an animals,the coffee trees and a dozen of exotic fruits like comingalos,beuitiful fruits, some of them use to bloom once a year, others year long, and mangos, all kins of flavors and shapes like pineapple,banana,mamey,apple.
The fisherman's use to go fishing on canoes powered by muscle and caquique was in charge of saling the daily catch in melaque some times manzanillo, he use to go from hes house to the el crucero to catch a ride, caring a chiquiuite loaded with fish covered with almendro leaves,on top of hes head.
The school small bat it was a lot a fun except it was very old and no runing water, tthere was a well in the middle of the patio to watering the plants.
Before electricity there was a Popsicle maker a molino, and one canoa with a diesel engine.

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