Category Archives: Panama

Mi Jardin es Tu Jardin in Boquete

I was in Boquete last week and my friend suggested we have lunch at Mi Jardin es Tu Jardin (My Garden is Your Garden) in Boquete. This place has been known for some time for its beautiful gardens. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

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Resolution #5 – Make Room for “Fruitful Monotony”

Following up on my earlier post about 16 resolutions, or thoughts to live by, inspired by this article at, here is the fifth thought by Bertrand Russel. We are less bored than our ancestors were, but we are more afraid … Continue reading

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Exhibition at the Art School

It has been summer vacation here, and the art school (Centro de Arte José Cáceres O.) where I have been taking painting lessons had summer workshops for the kids with all sorts of various activities like painting, music, dance, exercise, … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers

There are two seasons in Panama, summer (dry and windy, Dec – April), and rainy (May – Nov). Right now we are in summer. It almost never rains, some days are very windy, a lot of the grass and plants … Continue reading

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Iguanas in the Trees

Iguanas are large lizards, but they are also fast and agile climbers. I didn’t realize how high they can climb though, until we saw a couple waaaaay up in a tree. That red arrow in the photo, that is about … Continue reading

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Brush Fire

We were relaxing in the house the other night when we saw a truck come down our dead end street with bright flashing blue lights. It left, went up the street, came back down our street, and then pulled into … Continue reading

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What Did You Do All Day?

Umm…I dunno…  I found the cable provider’s office, bought some art supplies, made lunch… next thing I knew the day was over. Getting things done in Panama can be a process. Even the Panamanians comment on how much running around … Continue reading

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16 Resolutions, or Thoughts to Live By?

I suppose it’s still January so one can talk about resolutions for the new year, or maybe we’ll just call it sharing useful thoughts. I ran across 16 Elevating Resolutions for 2016 Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds on Brain Pickings … Continue reading

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Just Get Out There!

We all know exercise is good for us, but we also have those days when we just don’t feel like it. I certainly have had a lot of encouragement to get out there this week though. I’ve been propositioned by … Continue reading

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Quilts at the Boquete Library

The last time I was in Boquete, my friends and I decided to stop by the library to see the exhibition of quilts. The top floor of the library had a very nice space for exhibitions. On this day it … Continue reading

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