Category Archives: Panama

Poison Dart Frog

I was having breakfast on the terrace and something small and blue caught my eye as it hopped across the cement. I’ve seen these little frogs in the past, but not very often. It is said there are also red … Continue reading

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California Wildfires Recovery

There have been many disasters in the US and world wide, but the fires in Northern California concerned me especially since they destroyed so much of Santa Rosa where my daughter lives. She evacuated with her family in the middle … Continue reading

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A Week in California

I was in the US when I wrote most of this during the busy week in northern California with my other daughter and two grandkids. It was spring break (even at Montessori) so my daughter took the week off, and … Continue reading

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Homeless in the USA

The homeless problem in the US has really tugged at my heartstrings. I rode my bike through the Pacific Northwest a couple years ago and write about how I felt out there. https://silverwheelsblog.wordpress.com/2016/05/12/the-homeless-traveler/   It was the most lonely experience I can … Continue reading

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Back in the USA

It’s been a while since I’ve written in the blog. I’ve been busy with the band, getting ready to travel, and life in general. Now I have landed in the US and have some time to catch my breath. Usually … Continue reading

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Let’s Put the Elderly in Jail and Criminals in Nursing Homes

One of my readers sent me this. (thanks Jim!)  Let’s Put the Elderly in Jail and Criminals in Nursing Homes by Mike Gamble on Our Aging Parents website. It’s humor, but with a sad amount of truth. To copy from the … Continue reading

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This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like

A friend sent me this article recently. This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like. It talks about the financial issues facing many seniors. As a home health nurse, I worked with many seniors. I saw many who struggled.  There … Continue reading

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Yay Water, All the Time!

This morning, the installation of our water tank was completed, and it’s wonderful. You can keep water on hand to see you through outages and do laundry at midnight if you have to. Washing dishes without running water is more … Continue reading

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My Day Today

A lot of things are very much like the US, and other things are not. It keeps life interesting. We are getting a water tank installed here (more on that later) I awoke to our neighbor calling from outside the … Continue reading

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Sunset Photos

I’ve been riding my bike in the late afternoon lately. It’s cooler, I feel better later in the day, and I’ve seen some gorgeous skies. It’s also fun because there are lots of other people out walking, running, biking, and … Continue reading

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