Posts Tagged: Mark Griffith

772. Epitomy of Class: Sir Hensley “Bam-Bam” Meulens

I’ve never been great at memorizing baseball stats, but I can tell you that Hensley Meulens (45) is the first major league baseball player to come from Curacao (1989 – 2000) and I don’t think it’s a coincidence that baseball

772. Epitomy of Class: Sir Hensley “Bam-Bam” Meulens

I’ve never been great at memorizing baseball stats, but I can tell you that Hensley Meulens (45) is the first major league baseball player to come from Curacao (1989 – 2000) and I don’t think it’s a coincidence that baseball

776. “All-Inclusive” Quadrilingual Signs

Most yu’i Kòrsou have a natural inclination for speaking multiple languages and they tend to switch between 2-3 languages, several times a day: Dutch at school / work, Papiamentu outside of school / work (but also sometimes at work), Spanish and

776. “All-Inclusive” Quadrilingual Signs

Most yu’i Kòrsou have a natural inclination for speaking multiple languages and they tend to switch between 2-3 languages, several times a day: Dutch at school / work, Papiamentu outside of school / work (but also sometimes at work), Spanish and

809. Sensia pa un Próspero Anja Nobo (Incense for a Prosperous New Year)

In my Gomes Casseres family, we bula sensia (leap over burning incense) on December 31. Just don’t ask too many questions… Show up around 7:30 – 8 pm half-tipsy, sometimes full-tipsy from all-day kore pagara (more on that), jump over

809. Sensia pa un Próspero Anja Nobo (Incense for a Prosperous New Year)

In my Gomes Casseres family, we bula sensia (leap over burning incense) on December 31. Just don’t ask too many questions… Show up around 7:30 – 8 pm half-tipsy, sometimes full-tipsy from all-day kore pagara (more on that), jump over

907. “Blous” yourself against Evil Eye

We buy these little packets filled with blous (blue powder) at the drugstore. Many mothers rub blous under their newborns’ feet to protect them against Oyada (Evil Eye). Others rub blous in their hair, between their buttocks. Some even shower

907. “Blous” yourself against Evil Eye

We buy these little packets filled with blous (blue powder) at the drugstore. Many mothers rub blous under their newborns’ feet to protect them against Oyada (Evil Eye). Others rub blous in their hair, between their buttocks. Some even shower

932. Psssssstttttttt…

 Psssstttttttt… like a snake. Psssssttttt…. like you have to pee really badly. And then once he has her attention, he follows it up with: “… hey Duuuushi!” “Tantu karni i ami ku hamber!” (translation: “all that juicy meat… and I’m

932. Psssssstttttttt…

 Psssstttttttt… like a snake. Psssssttttt…. like you have to pee really badly. And then once he has her attention, he follows it up with: “… hey Duuuushi!” “Tantu karni i ami ku hamber!” (translation: “all that juicy meat… and I’m

964. Agua Maravilla (Miracle Water)

We’ll let you in on a little secret… We use all-natural, organic Agua Maravilla (Witch Hazel) to treat pretty much EVERYTHING. It’s truly a MARAVILLA! Just pour Agua Maravilla in some cotton and treat affected area. Heals headaches, cuts, bruises,

964. Agua Maravilla (Miracle Water)

We’ll let you in on a little secret… We use all-natural, organic Agua Maravilla (Witch Hazel) to treat pretty much EVERYTHING. It’s truly a MARAVILLA! Just pour Agua Maravilla in some cotton and treat affected area. Heals headaches, cuts, bruises,

966. Shimaruku

Shimaruku is our most resilient and popular wild fruit tree. Its fruit’s degree of sour depends on the amount of rain it gets. Red Shimarukus tend to taste better than orange, just sayin’. All-Natural Sour Patch Kids. Awesome. Use a

966. Shimaruku

Shimaruku is our most resilient and popular wild fruit tree. Its fruit’s degree of sour depends on the amount of rain it gets. Red Shimarukus tend to taste better than orange, just sayin’. All-Natural Sour Patch Kids. Awesome. Use a