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.

African Dance

No, this isn’t about Panama either, but look at this! My neighbor shared a video and I went looking for more to try and figure out what this is. Here is the video she shared. (A slightly longer version) And … Continue reading

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Classical Music – Debussy plays Debussy

Nothing about Panama here. I happened across this recording from 1913 of Debussy playing his own music and it’s really beautiful. There is something special about hearing music played by the person who created it. I found it on this … Continue reading

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More US Photos

I’ve finally gotten around the downloading and sorting the photos I took of the Washington part of my time in the US. It’s summer there and though it was hot and there hadn’t been rain for some time, it was … Continue reading

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Home Again

Again, it’s been quite a while since I posted anything. I went back to the US to visit my daughters and grandchildren. My time there was spent with family, helping out, and any free time was spent practicing the bass. … Continue reading

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Family Time in California

It has been quite a while since I’ve posted anything.  I’ve been enjoying time in California with my daughter and her family, and practicing bass when they are off to work/school/daycare. But, I pull out the camera now and then … Continue reading

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Beautiful Boquete

We have been driving up to Boquete a couple times a week for Joel’s band gigs. It’s almost always a very beautiful drive, and yesterday was especially gorgeous. It had rained in the morning which is unusual, but the sun … Continue reading

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The Package Arrives in the US from Panama

On June 6th, I went to the local post office and mailed a small package to my daughter in Seattle. There are details in the post here. On June 29th my daughter got a notice from the post office that … Continue reading

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Vanilla Pudding

Yes, it’s green. Do you remember the recipe I shared for chocolate pudding made with avocado? I figured if you could make chocolate pudding or mousse, you could make it with other flavors so I tried vanilla. It’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Live Like a Panamanian

When discussing the cost of living in Panama, it is often said that it’s expensive unless you want to “live like a Panamanian”. I got to thinking… what exactly does this mean? So, I posed the question to the busy … Continue reading

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It Must be Panama When….

One day there are cows wandering down the road. Another day it’s a horse in the road You reach for a cooking utensil and find a baby lizard sleeping on one. A tiny but very cool bug visits you on … Continue reading

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