Author Archives: Kris Cunningham

About Kris Cunningham

We live in David, Chiriqui Provence, Republic of Panama! This blog is about some of our experiences in our new country.

A Panama – USA Plane Trip

I’m in the USA and beyond happy to finally see my family! But, traveling in COVID times adds another big layer of hassle to travel plans. So, I thought I’d share my experience, and what I’ve heard from a few … Continue reading

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Something

Yesterday there was nothing, nothing going on, nothing changing. Today there is something, and more than one something. It’s interesting how things can change in a short time. First the curfew on Sunday has been lifted in our province. Apparently … Continue reading

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Nothing

Nothing going on, nothing new happening, nothing changing. I feel like I’m in an endless holding pattern at the moment with no direction. The virus situation doesn’t seem to be improving and curfews are still in effect. I’m mostly just … Continue reading

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Second Vaccine

Thank you Panama! We have felt really well cared for here. A few days ago there was information in our neighborhood group and social media that the second round of vaccines was this week (Pfizer again), a week earlier than … Continue reading

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Bugs and Odds and Ends

The weather has been beautiful. Sometimes it’s sunny, and sometimes it rains and makes everything grow like crazy, but best of all is when it’s cloudy and pleasantly cool. I’ve been spending time in the yard lately and you know … Continue reading

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Locked Down, Again

Chiriqui (the province where we live) has been having problems with the virus, so we have curfews again at night and all day Sunday. So, since I’m sitting on the terrace watching it rain, I figured I’d take a moment … Continue reading

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Vaccination Day

The day finally got here! It’s been a process and a waiting game, and I can hardly believe we got our shots. Panama has done the vaccination process in a very systematic way starting with the people most in need, … Continue reading

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Steps Forward, Steps Backwards

There’s been quite a lot going on here lately! We were starting to feel alive and it was great. Numbers were stable, not dropping as much as one would hope, but stable is good. Starting May 3rd, live music was … Continue reading

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Poco a Poco (Little by Little)

The days still go by, one very much like another, but there are also signs of forward progress, definite signs! The first big step forward is the vaccine. We are scheduled to start vaccinations here in David on May 10th. … Continue reading

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Some Shopping, Some Flowers

Our veggie guy has been out for a couple weeks, so we went to one of the markets down the street for some fruits and veggies. The bigger market is closed to prevent crowding, so you have to stand at … Continue reading

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