Category Archives: Panama

Making Tortillas

Tortillas are considerably easier than tamales! I had made them before out of dried corn, but this time my friend Cedo and I made them out of fresh corn. It’s pretty simple, really. Again, buy some corn on the cob, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette  Photography is all about experimenting with light, and then positioning yourself (or your subject) in the right spot to achieve a certain effect. One such effect is a silhouette, in which an outline of someone or something appears dark … Continue reading

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Making Tamales

Making Panamanian tamales is quite a production, but they are SO good. Cedo agreed to teach me how to do it as she had been taught by her grandmother. How cool is that! First we made just a few so … Continue reading

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Guardian Angels, Good Luck, or Who Knows?

The party on Sunday was a great success, but after the party we had a near miss of a dangerous, scary disaster! We live on a dead end street, so Joel parked our cars down at the end of the … Continue reading

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Party at My House

People have been asking how my party went, so now that the dust has settled I can say it went very well! It was my birthday a couple months ago, that milestone 62 when you are eligible for social security. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture  This week, share a texture found in an unexpected place. It could be made of natural materials, as in these images, or with man-made objects.  This is a great opportunity to look at the world in a slightly … Continue reading

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Feliz Cumpleaños – Happy Birthday

Before I arrived in Panama I took lessons on line with Yaira through Habla Ya. After spending an hour a day for weeks and months, we became good friends. I knew her before, and during her difficult pregnancy, and was … Continue reading

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Critters of the Day

Yesterday was an interesting day for new critters. . . . . There is always something new around here, but yesterday we saw quite a few interesting critters all in the same day. I love being outside so much I’m spending … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag For this week’s challenge, share with us your own take on zigging and zagging. It can be a winding path, the Herringbone pattern on your coat, a scar: any jagged line that tells a story.  A bit of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’  This week, share a photo that says summer lovin’ to you. It might be a favorite pair of sandals you can’t bear to part with, the homemade salsa you made with veggies from your garden, the … Continue reading

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