Author Archives: Kris C

About Kris C

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

Triathlon

Sunday morning in Seattle, my daughter’s husband competed in a triathlon. I had never been to such an event and wanted to see it. It was better than I expected, and quite inspiring! That was certainly worth getting up for … Continue reading

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Microsoft “City”

I know Microsoft is a big company that had thousands of employees all over the world, but the reality hit home when we went to visit my daughter’s work. She was in Bellevue but when they reorganized the teams and … Continue reading

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Orcas!

We have returned to Panama, but I still have some photos and adventures from our USA visit to catch up on. One of the highlights was a trip to the San Juan Islands to look for orcas. We had problems that … Continue reading

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The Ferry to Bainbridge Island

Thursday I decided to take the ferry to Bainbridge Island, a spot not far from Seattle. It was an easy trip on the bus downtown and a short walk to the pier. The day started off cool and overcast but … Continue reading

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Next Stop, Seattle

My younger daughter lives in the Seattle area. I decided to spend a week here so I could explore the city and the area a bit since I haven’t spent much time here before.  She gave me a card for … Continue reading

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Visiting Family

We are back in the US. I haven’t posted anything for many days because I’ve been too busy doing things to talk about them. We have been having a fantastic time! First stop, California, home of my older daughter and … Continue reading

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New Ads on the Photos

Apologies to all my readers for the ads on the photos. They look so annoying! From what I have been able to learn, they are something new from Word Ads, the folks who put the ads on the bottom of … Continue reading

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Bugs

My life would not be complete without photos of bugs now and then. Most of these were seen on a pillar on the terrace one day so I grabbed my macro lens to take a closer look. The field of … Continue reading

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Community and Acceptance

When on a bus or plane for hours, what do you do? Write blog posts! My friend Haydee was at my house the other day and had an interesting question. She was watching a TV show from the US and … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Finca (Farm)

My friend Cedo has a farm in Cuestra Piedra. She grew up in that area. Her mother in law was one of the first eight families to live there, and she named the town. I am starting to learn a … Continue reading

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