Monthly Archives: January 2013

The River in Summer

I know, it’s supposed to be winter, but in Panama it’s summer. We are getting no rain and it’s often very breezy. It’s drier, a little warmer in the afternoons, and a little cooler at night. Someone commented on my … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Love

Weekly Photo Challenge: Love No challenge here. This is easy!   I remember hearing something a long time ago that stayed with me – “Love is a behavior, not a feeling. Love is a verb” It is how you behave with … Continue reading

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A Medical Appointment, a Trip to the Lab, Mae Lewis Hospital

Ma had a follow up appointment with the GP, Dr Luz Visuette at Mae Lewis Hospital. I went along for the appointment this time so I was able to observe.  I found the doctor kind, caring, thorough, and very competent. She … Continue reading

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Pineapples and Videos

The last post on the Border Hop or Passport Shuffle was almost as involved as experiencing it! So now, how about something a lot lighter. I’ve been interested in photography for quite a while, and I’ve also been looking forward … Continue reading

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The Border Hop, or the Passport Shuffle

Before I tell the story, let me write a disclaimer. This is not advice, nor a reliable reporting of the laws. Do your own homework and learn for yourself what is required. This is only our experience, and our understanding … Continue reading

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Número cien (number one hundred)

Blog post number 100! Who would have thought? When I started this, it was only to keep my family and friends updated, and to document my experience of moving to Panama. Over the last new months it has evolved into … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers in Panama

It’s summer now. I know, it sounds backwards to me too, but it’s definitely a different season here. We’re getting very little rain and a lot more wind.  It’s a bit warmer in the daytime but still comfortable with the … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Apply Yourself

Daily Prompt: Apply Yourself Describe your last attempt to learn something that did not come easily to you. I don’t usually do the daily prompt but this one caught my eye. I have the math / science sort of brain, and … Continue reading

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Lets go to the River!

There is no water in the neighborhood today. It happens, so we have water stored for such days. But, I wanted to wash my hair and freshen up after bike riding and we hadn’t been to the river for a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond   This challenge turned out to be more challenging than most for me. I had some ideas but had trouble turning them into reality. Then I had this opportunity, my husband sitting beside the river. Hopefully the … Continue reading

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