Monthly Archives: December 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Pictures

What an interesting assignment! It’s been quite a year here, with wrapping up our lives in Florida and moving to Panama.  Going through old pictures really showed me the road we have traveled. So, month by month… January 2012 – … Continue reading

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Panamanian Mango Trees

There are mango trees, and then there are mango trees! I am familiar with mango trees. I had three in Florida, two of which survived a couple bad winters and were thriving when I left. Here in Panama there are … Continue reading

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Flowers at the Fruit Market!

Apologies to those of you who got my previous post. I wanted to see how the featured image looked,  and I hit publish instead of preview. Oops!  :o) We were in town today so we stopped at the farmer’s market … Continue reading

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Fish Soup?

As you all know, I bought a lot of fish the other day. I wrote about our shopping excursion (CLICK HERE), and the types of fish we have tried so far (CLICK HERE).  These were whole fish complete with heads and tails. … Continue reading

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What are these Fish?

We went to Pedregal to buy fish (read about it HERE) I also wanted to include some information about the various fish, so I’ve put it in this separate post here. If any of you have further information, opinions, corrections, … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Buy Fish!

OK, so that’s not the happiest fish since it’s sitting on my kitchen counter, but the people of the household are very happy. This was our second trip to Pedregal, a town on the water about 20 minutes south of … Continue reading

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Awards!

Thank you KZ of The Eclectic Eccentric Shopaholic  for the great Shine On award! Before you do anything else, please go check out her great blog! She has photos, writing, challenges, haiku, and interesting glimpses into her life and interests. … Continue reading

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Flowers in the Forest

We hadn’t been walking in the forest for a while so we wanted to go back. It’s summer now, drier and windier. I was surprised at the number of flowers we saw! There seemed to be a lot more than … Continue reading

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Fabulous Skies Today!

It’s summer here now. We’re not getting nearly as much rain, the humidity is down, it’s more breezy, and the temperature is absolutely perfect. The skies also look different and the clouds are fabulous. Those of you who have known … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise

Surprise!  The world didn’t end. OK, that’s just a joke because I didn’t figure it would. But, I did have a couple real surprises today. There are wonderful papayas in Panama. I was told that if you toss the seeds … Continue reading

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