http://www.cuencahighlife.com/ sign up for the Gringo Tree on the left column!
http://www.elmercurio.com.ec/ local newspaper! Use your Google Translate to help!
http://www.123teachme.com/ FREE online Spanish
If you are a Face book person we have a wonderful group on there as well..
http://living-and-retiring-in-ecuador.blogspot.com/ Connie wrote a great book, its on Kindle and you can get it put on your computer if you do not have Kindle.. 2.99 worth every penny.