Author Archives: Kris Cunningham

About Kris Cunningham

We live in David, Chiriqui Provence, Republic of Panama! This blog is about some of our experiences in our new country.

Goodie Bags for Los Ramos

Originally posted on Rewired and Retired in Nicaragua:
It’s not often that one gets to see immediate results of their donations or knows that all of the money received goes directly to those who need it the most. For $800…

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Unwelcome Guests

It is common knowledge that as a traveller, you can pick up something that will give you a tummy upset. Usually these things are caused by unfamiliar bacteria in the water or on fruits or vegetables. Thankfully the problem usually … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction

Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction  For this photo challenge, show us what “refraction” means to you. It could be an image taken in a reflective surface, it could be light bent from behind an object, or it could mean remedial math … Continue reading

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Here is what your Ometepe donations have bought!

Originally posted on FindingMySelfinPanama:
I thought everyone would liked to see just what the money donated to the Ometepe relief has purchased. Deb Goehring posted to Facebook and I cut and pasted her photo and text. She is THRILLED  and…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy  This week, we’d like to see an image that looks dreamy to you. A photo of a place you often visit in dreams. A snapshot of your dreamy boy- or girlfriend. A scene that looks a … Continue reading

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Back in David and liking it a lot

Originally posted on FindingMySelfinPanama:
Boy, did I ever love our trip to Ometepe, Nicaragua. People who have traveled there often describe it as “magical”, “peaceful”, “seductive”,  etc. I fall into that group, the island has a special feel to it…

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Help Los Ramos Rebuild

Originally posted on Rewired and Retired in Nicaragua:
I talked with Ever Potoy today about his lovely community of Los Ramos on Ometepe Island. Because of 5-6 landslides, their community was destroyed. I am sick with worry for this community…

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Ometepe Island Mudslides and Destruction

Originally posted on Rewired and Retired in Nicaragua:
Early Wednesday morning on October 8th, I awoke to take photos of the blood moon. The sky was inky black with clouds hiding the stars, as well as the eclipse of the…

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What do you DO all day??

I’ve been asked this question so many times I figured I’d wrote a blog post. Many people facing retirement wonder what they are going to do to fill their time when they are no longer working. Add living in another country … Continue reading

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Interesting New Places and Possiblities

As you all know, we have been living in Panama for about two years and we recently came back from a great visit to Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. I haven’t travelled much or seen much outside of Panama so it was … Continue reading

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