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.

More Music

I know I haven’t written anything in quite a while, but there isn’t a whole lot to write about. Everything here seems to be at a standstill and essentially unchanged. Since this seems to be our reality for the foreseeable … Continue reading

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More Music from the Couch Monkeys

We made another video On YouTube – On Facebook – (on the Couch Monkeys page) We seem to keeping ourselves quite busy during quarantine, and we’re having fun doing it. We’re happy enough with this video that we’re … Continue reading

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Fungi, Bugs, Etc.

We may be dealing with a pandemic but when you look at the nature around you, it’s just carrying on as usual. It rains, the plants grow, the birds sing, the lizards enjoy the sun, and toads hang out under … Continue reading

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Another Dentist Story

I am SO glad to be here in Panama! On Tuesday my back tooth was bothering me and Wednesday it was worse, even waking me up in the night. Thursday morning I called our dentist.  I was hoping I could … Continue reading

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Music – The Couch Monkeys – Take Two

Sometimes ideas don’t work out as intended. Facebook live can be great fun. We could see messages from people listening and respond to them, so it felt like we were together even in the virtual space. But, unfortunately the plan … Continue reading

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Couch Monkeys – Music this Sunday evening

Musicians are quarantined. Audiences are quarantined. The growing thing is live music on line so people can still play, and you all can still enjoy the music.  So, we decided to give it a try!  Our plan is… Grand inaugural … Continue reading

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What’s Going On?

Not much! Well nothing has changed a lot, but we are looking forward and working on new things at home. Of course, the big news is still the virus and the quarantine. We are in phase 1 of the plan … Continue reading

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a Great Day

There is nothing like a pandemic and strict quarantine to make you appreciate a lot of things you usually don’t even think about. A bit of quick background – we’ve been quarantined since our return on March 1st. We no … Continue reading

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Friends Helping Friends

Many people have lost their livelihood in this pandemic. Many other people are unable to do the things they need to do, especially here in Panama with the very restrictive quarantine. Maybe we can be creative and help each other … Continue reading

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Flu Shots

I went out again yesterday!  Since we got our US stimulus money we decided to replace our broken air conditioner. We’re doing OK but the warmer afternoons are more comfortable with AC. So, I went to the ATM for some … Continue reading

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