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Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece

Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece The instructions are:  Masterpiece. No matter where you are (and where you’ve been), I’m certain you’ve stumbled upon something extraordinary: a place that blows your mind; a work of art or object that speaks to you; or even … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

Weekly Photo Challenge: Up Were were riding our bikes yesterday afternoon and saw this tree. If you come by this tree you will look up. It’s because of all the noise coming from there. It’s full of parrots, and they have … 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: Lost in the Details

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details  In this challenge, after we have found a scene we are encouraged to go deeper into the scene, go closer in and see if we can find things we didn’t see at first. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

Weekly Photo Challenge: Home Everything needs a home of some sort. We have a home (my husband is writing a blog post about it soon). There are also other homes around here – people, animals, birds, insects… everything needs a … Continue reading

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Marañón

Marañón is Spanish for cashew. I love cashew nuts but never thought much about how they grow. There are a lot of them in this area so I’m curious to know more about them. So, I went home and did a bit … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers in Panama

It’s summer now. I know, it sounds backwards to me too, but it’s definitely a different season here. We’re getting very little rain and a lot more wind.  It’s a bit warmer in the daytime but still comfortable with the … Continue reading

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What is this tree?

Or, is it even a tree? When we were out on our bicycles yesterday, we saw the strangest thing! At first I thought it was a dead tree with a vine climbing up it, but on a closer look I … Continue reading

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Ceiba trees?

We are lucky to live in an area with wonderful flowers and trees. This one tree in particular caught my eye. It’s huge, and gorgeous! It’s in what looks like a beautiful corner park  with a waterlily pond and other … Continue reading

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Panamanian Mango Trees

There are mango trees, and then there are mango trees! I am familiar with mango trees. I had three in Florida, two of which survived a couple bad winters and were thriving when I left. Here in Panama there are … Continue reading

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