Tag Archives: nature

Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale Some of the trees here in Panama are massive, on a scale that is unusual in the US. We were out biking yesterday and took a break in the shade of this one. Related articles Weekly … Continue reading

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The River, Revisited

The river behind our neighborhood is one of my favorite places, but sometimes I don’t go there as often as I should. That’s the nice thing about house guests. As you show them interesting things you get to visit your … Continue reading

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Strange Creatures

We have been watching a couple very strange creatures!  They are both in a pot of little lemon trees I have been growing. I know they are eating the trees but I have more trees, and the creatures are far more interesting. … Continue reading

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Scorpion? Again?

We were told that scorpions tend to come in houses during the dry season because they are looking for water. We have found this to be true so far. We are now in the height of rainy season though and … 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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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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Last Stop, Rambala

Our last stop in our travels was the Rambala Jungle Lodge. We had been here before so I knew what it was like, and I was really looking forward to going there again. Jungle Lodge doesn’t fully explain what this … Continue reading

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My New Shower Buddy

Joel and I were taking a shower the other day. I had my hair all lathered up and my eyes closed to keep the soap out of them, and he tells me “don’t move” in a very serious but quiet … Continue reading

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Ancon Hill Birds

One thing we loved at La Estancia was all the birds. The staff had a bird feeder and hung out bunches of bananas and there was always a variety of birds coming to eat. You could sit out on the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective This week’s photo challenge is about perspective: post a photo which is not what it seems to be. Make sure you share what the photo actually is of in its caption! For those who are looking for an … Continue reading

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