Category Archives: Panama

What blog?

I have a blog? Oh right, yes I do but you wouldn’t know it by the long time I have been ignoring it. I have been in the US first with my California daughter and family, and now in Seattle … Continue reading

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A Good Deal on Seagull Cove Lodge

Boca Chica is my favorite place on the water in Chiriqui, and Seagull Cove Lodge is my favorite resort in Boca Chica. Today the Ofertasimple folks came out with a deal I had to share with you all. http://ofertasimple.com/ofertas/panama/seagullcove-resort-boca-chica-chiriqui-coctel-bienvenida-kayak-bungalow-deluxe-vista-mar-2may17-e   $89 … Continue reading

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Flowers and Miscellaneous Things

Remember the pretty trees I’ve been seeing around town? I stopped by one for a closer look a while back. I think it is a Crepe Myrtle. The flowers look right, though the leaves look a bit different than what … Continue reading

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Super Spanish Teacher!

Yaira, my Spanish teacher and good friend has been teaching privately for over a year now. I studied with her for 6 months before I arrived in Panama, and she helped me SO much! She is patient, kind, professional, capable, and … Continue reading

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More on Health Care in Panama

One of my good blog friends shared a link to a post written by Larry Mathews HERE. Larry had COPD and lived in David for quite a few years, but eventually went back to the USA for more medical care. … Continue reading

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A Hospital Stay in David, Panama

It wasn’t me! Of course it is an unfortunate thing when anyone has to go to the hospital though. This friend was kind enough to share his story with me, including a photo of the final bill. He’s also doing … Continue reading

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Chilly and Wet in Panama

The rain is back! It came in with a sudden roar. The weekend was sunny and really hot. Even I was complaining about the heat in day after day of upper 90’s temperatures. Monday started out cloudier. We were out … Continue reading

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Island Beach Day

Friday we went to Isla Seca with friends. This island is a protected wildlife area about 40 minutes by boat from Boca Chica. It is gorgeous, and I took so many photos it was hard to choose which ones to share. … Continue reading

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Sunday in Boquete

Sunday Joel’s band had a late afternoon gig at the Boquete Brewing Company. It also happened to be the end of the Boquete Orchid Festival, which we hadn’t thought much about as we left and we didn’t know there was … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy

Now that you are retired, what do you DO all day?? This is a question I’ve heard quite a few times. Believe me, keeping busy has not been a problem. I often wonder how I had time to work. Lately … Continue reading

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