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A Birthday in Panama

How do you spend your first birthday in Panama? Wake up to an email box overflowing with Facebook greetings, ecards, and messages. Even my Italian teacher from a couple years ago sent me good wishes. I think the best surprise … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern This weeks photo challenge is patterns. To me, a pattern is something that repeats, a predictable element - an idea, a color, a texture. I had no idea where I was going to go with this until we took … Continue reading

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The River, revisited

We hadn’t been down to the river for a while, so it was time for a visit (with camera in hand, of course) . We have been told that there are spots even more beautiful than this, but I’ll always … Continue reading

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Bocas del Toro – wrapping it up

That was a fun trip, and we’re definitely interested in going back again! The town is interesting, unlike anything else I’ve seen in Panama. There is a strong Caribbean influence, and a ton of tourists. It reminds me of Key … Continue reading

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Another Tree

I am endlessly fascinated by the trees here.  We were walking in a new area the other day, an open space where roads are being built in preparation for a new housing area. At the end of one of the roads was … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense – Fire!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense  “Grab an image from your world that holds the promise or portent of the future.” It’s summer and dry season in Panama. Brush fires are common. While I was away there was one in my favorite … Continue reading

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The River

I know, I have posted photos of the river before, but maybe not in this spot, at this time of year, on this cloudy day. It’s such a beautiful river and I never get tired of taking photos there! Joel … Continue reading

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Crested Oropendola

I got a very lucky shot with my camera yesterday! This is a crested oropendola. At first glance it looks like a crow until you see the bright yellow tail feathers and the white beak. I’ve seen them in the … Continue reading

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Cicadas, Hawks, and a Day in Panama

As always, I continue to be amazed by things I see every day, and I continue to keep a camera close. I was out on my bike and rode into some sort of commotion. Apparently there was a family of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward We found this beautiful variegated dieffenbachia in the woods and brought it home. We planted it under the guanábana tree where it has thrived. A month or more ago, my husband found another and brought it … Continue reading

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