Category Archives: Panama

What is Going on in Chiriqui?

We live in David which is in Chiriqui province. I think Chiriqui is the most beautiful province but I’m sure I have bias because I’m so happy living here. Chiriqui is in the southwestern part of Panama and borders Costa … Continue reading

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House for Sale in David

There is a very nice house for sale not far from ours. It’s large, 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, and beautifully maintained. It has had many upgrades and the workmanship is excellent. The owner is selling because she is widowed … Continue reading

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What is Weird?

It’s natural that when you move to a different country, there will be things that seem weird. Maybe the language isn’t quite what you learned in your textbook, or the food has unfamiliar ingredients. There are birds and bugs you … Continue reading

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Back in Panama

I returned to Panama last week after an extended visit to the US. I’ve had thoughts swirling around in my head but haven’t been motivated enough to put anything into words. I also have a slew of photos which I … Continue reading

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Recent News and Catching Up

I’m in the US and the days have been flying by. The main purpose of this trip was to be here for my daughter who was expecting her second child. We succeeded in getting me here before the baby, but … Continue reading

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Travel Arrangements

Most of us have family to visit, new places to visit, or other reasons to travel. Joel and I have made a few interesting trips but the majority of my travel is to visit family, especially now that I have … Continue reading

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Avocados

This year hasn’t been a good one for fruit. Word is there were storms with too much wind that blew the flowers off the trees. There were almost no mangoes and no cashew apples. Avocados, however, did well and my … Continue reading

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Press 1 for English

It’s not easy to learn a new language, especially when you are older. I’ve heard many people in the US say all immigrants need to learn English and they resent the phone menu, press 1 for English, 2 para español. … Continue reading

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Empathy

I am saddened and disturbed by some things I’ve seen recently. Anthony Bourdain of course comes to mind. He touched the lives of so many with his books and TV shows. I love how he brought people together over food … Continue reading

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Giving Back

I saw this pop up on Facebook recently and every red light went off in my brain. Nooooo! Always here, right? I’d like to see five of my friends post this message (Not share) to show you are always there … Continue reading

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