At this point there is a 4G signal on the cellphone. Right now I’m actually online in Lomas Verdes, Bayamón. I will be updating soon.
We are happy to report that Lomas Verdes, Bayamon, Puerto Rico is ok. Magnolia Gardens as well is ok. There is minimal damage in this area. Trees are down, electrical wires, poles, etc are down. Many homes and businesses have been lost. At this point we are very limited on food and gasoline. Water supply is limited as well. There are other parts of Puerto Rico with severe damage. At this point we are basically stuck at home as refuge. An SOS needs to be established. Puerto Rico needs the assistance of our friends and family outside. We need the hands of labor to reconnect electrical services, bring food to our communities and establish medical emergency. Many streets here are not safe to travel. I am writing this update because at this time Claro Puerto Rico has service established via cellphone and internet. Please send us HELP!
I have established a Hurricane Relief Fund link on the side bar with the PayPal link. The situation here is getting very rough. Puerto Rico needs to establish gasoline service in order to maintain the electrical plants and keep fuel in vehicles. There is also a Facebook link on the side bar of this blog. Please follow me there, give me a like. I will be posting photos of the current situation on that page. I will be updating soon!
Sitting here waiting for this event to pass through Puerto Rico. At this time our local gas stations are running out of gasoline. Everyone is buying at the last-minute. This Hurricane Maria seems very dangerous. Many people do not want to evacuate their homes. We are truly living in sad times. This type of situation is stressful for many people because they do not have access to the resources needed in order to survive. Local businesses are running out of supply. Limited Resources are the number one cause of full depression in a crisis. Being mentally prepared is essential in order to survive such a terrible storm. In other words, if we are mentally prepared,we can make better decisions for us and for our loved ones. Hopefully we will make it safe out of this one. Right now, I will be honest, this is a bit scary. I’ve been living in Puerto Rico since 2011 and never heard or seen anything like Hurricane Maria. One of the major worries is the ability to connect to the internet, keep communications open. The other issues are the ability to keep food cool in order for us to be able to eat during and after these storms. Of course I am worried but within my worries, I’m trying to stay strong.
At this time I am feeling the first winds through the living room where I’m taking refuge. It seems like a normal day outside. The winds are not that strong but we can feel it. cellphones are charging, solar charger is charging, flash lights are ready. We have enough food. There is an electrical plant where I’m staying. The only thing that worries me is the fact that sources are limited. Anyway, so far we are doing fine, sitting here and waiting for Maria to arrive!
Puerto Rico seems to be on target with these storms. The island cannot take it anymore. There are residents who have lost everything, while others are doing well. It’s like a 50/50 situation. Let us hope that these storms passes by quickly and far away. Puerto Rico is still recovering from Irma. Only time will tell.
It has been such a long week. The current hurricane Irma has caused so much stress. I am happy to announce that we are back in service. The internet is back, I’m actually looking forward to blogging once again. I will be updating soon. There is so much to get back on track at home.
Electricity has been established in Bayamón and many other Municipalities. Businesses are running on normal schedule. Even though the electrical system is not working at 100%, we have and will be coming back to a normal life. One week without electricity is horrible. Hopefully things will get back on track.
So far we are experiencing a delay in electrical service. I’m actually at the mall charging my cellphone. Hopefully everything will be back to normal. The mall is packed, everyone is taking it easy. This situation is stressful but we can overcome.