Buenos Dias!




Welcome to Vickey's page!

Thanks for stopping by. My name is Vickey, born and raised in the US, but now living in Venezuela. I've been raised in a christian family, married for 11 years. I love my hubby and son a lot.

After being on Multiply, I opened an account on Gmail in November 2012. Multiply is gone, but there are always new opportunities and one of them is Blogger. It seems like a great place :)

I'm not often here, but I try to visit your pages once in a while.

Have a great day! xx



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Monday, December 1, 2014

Are web browsers getting worse?


Is it me or are web browers getting worse and worse?? I am using Maxthon for a couple of years and I was very content with it. But today I downloaded the most recent version but it crashes whenever a website has a music player on it...extremely annoying. I've tried several other web browsers, but I like Maxthon the most. I think I may be reconsidering using another browser, this this version is beginning to fail.

I hope you all have a nice day, God bless.

Vickey


Monday, September 22, 2014

George Michael


Wow, this song that plays on my website - Club Tropicana from George Michael - really takes me back when I was young. The song just breaths how people were like that time. Cool, laid back and having fun. People from now try to be cool and have fun, but having fun this time is wayy different than the 80's...

Growing up in the 80's as a child was absolutely great, I will always cherish those memories in my heart! xx


Sunday, July 27, 2014

My husbands grandmother passed away....


His grandmother spent many times in the hospital this year, but on July 11 the Lord called her home. She was 84 years old. I'm going to miss her, because she was a vibrant lady...

R.I.P. Gloria Ramirez! xx

Friday, May 23, 2014

Great Weekend

Hi everyone,

How are you? Sorry for not being online so much. My family and I had to sort some things out. I'm temporarily back in the United States. If the situation gets better in Venezuela, we'll head back to our home town.

Have a blessed weekend,
Love Vickey


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

My used layouts


I got a few questions from people who have visited my page, asking me where I get my layouts from. I want to tell you now that I don't make these layouts myself, but a friend of mine. All her themes can be found at http://nolversprettytags.blogspot.com/search/label/layouts and http://nolversthemedesigns.blogspot.com.

Have a great day!


Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Venezuelan violence....(again...sigh)


When oh when will the people of Venezuela learn that you will achieve nothing with violence? I'm tired of constantly rolling my eyes of this ignorant behavior. It was in fact time that the somewhat poor majority were getting a better life after so much suffering...How I wished that Hugo was still here in our midst. A couple of neigboring countries (like Suriname) have condemned the violence in Caracas and that's completely justified! Look how peaceful Surinamese people are getting along with each other, at least they have learned to accept each other, regardless of what your status is or whatsoever.

I'm praying hard that this situation won't escalate...if it does, I'm honestly thinking it will be too late to fix it.


Thursday, January 9, 2014

Caracas


Caracas, officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital and largest city of Venezuela. Caracas is located in the northern part of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa). Terrain suitable for building lies between 760 and 910 m (2,490 and 2,990 ft) above sea level. The valley is close to the Caribbean Sea, separated from the coast by a steep 2,200 m (7,200 ft) high mountain range, Cerro El Ávila; to the south there are more hills and mountains.

Metropolitan District of Caracas includes the Distrito Capital and four other municipalities in Miranda State: Chacao, Baruta, Sucre, and El Hatillo. The Distrito Capital had a population of 1,943,901 as of 2011,[1] while that of Metropolitan District of Caracas was estimated at 3,055,000 as of (2013).

Economy

Businesses that are located here include service companies, banks, and malls, among others. It has a largely service-based economy, apart from some industrial activity in its metropolitan area.[4] The Caracas Stock Exchange and Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) are headquartered here. The PDVSA is the largest company in Venezuela, and negotiates all the international agreements for the distribution and export of petroleum.[6] When the company existed, the airline Viasa had its headquarters in the Torre Viasa.

Caracas' central business district is Milla de Oro, which is located in the north of the Baruta municipality and the south of the Chacao municipality, it is one of largest financial districts of Latin America, it is home to many companies and is dominated by numerous high-rises. Other important business districts include Plaza Venezuela, Parque Central Complex and El Recreo.

Small and medium-size industry contributes to the Caracas economy. The city provides communication and transportation infrastructure between the metropolitan area and the rest of the country. Important industries in Caracas include chemicals, textiles, leather, food, iron and wood products. There are also rubber and cement factories.[9] Its GDP(Nominal) is 69 billion$ and the GDP(PPP) per Capita is 24.000$.


Geography

Caracas is contained entirely within a valley of the Venezuelan central range, and separated from the Caribbean coast by a roughly 15 kilometres (9 miles) expanse of El Ávila National Park. The valley is relatively small and quite irregular, the altitude with respect to sea level varies from between 870 and 1,043 meters (2,854–3,422 ft), with 900 meters (2,953 ft) in the historic zone. This, along with the rapid population growth, has profoundly influenced the urban development of the city. The most elevated point of the Capital District, wherein the city is located, is the Pico El Ávila, which rises to 2,159 meters (7,083 ft). The main body of water in Caracas is the Guaire River, which flows across the city and empties into the Tuy River, which is also fed by the El Valle and San Pedro rivers, in addition to numerous streams which descend from El Ávila. The La Mariposa and Camatagua reservoirs provide water to the city. The city is occasionally subject to earthquakes - notably in 1641 and 1967.


Climate

Under the Köppen climate classification, Caracas has a Tropical savanna climate (Aw). Caracas is also intertropical, with precipitation that varies between 900 and 1,300 millimeters (35–51 in) (annual), in the city proper, and up to 2,000 millimeters (79 in) in some parts of the Mountain range. While Caracas is within the tropics, due to its altitude temperatures are generally not nearly as high as other tropical locations at sea level. The annual average temperature is approximately 23.8 °C (75 °F), with the average of the coldest month (January) 22.8 °C (73 °F) and the average of the warmest month (July) 25.0 °C (77 °F), which gives a small annual thermal amplitude of 2.2 °C (4.0 °F). In the months of December and January abundant fog may appear, in addition to a sudden nightly drop in temperature, until reaching 8 °C (46 °F) .[13] This peculiar weather is known by the natives of Caracas as the Pacheco. In addition, nightly temperatures at any time of the year are much (14 to 20 °C) lower than daytime highs and usually do not remain above 24 °C (75 °F), resulting in very pleasant evening temperatures. Hail storms appear in Caracas, although only on rare occasions. Electrical storms are much more frequent, especially between June and October, due to the city being in a closed valley and the orographic action of Cerro El Ávila.