Category Archives: Panama

Nine Years

It’s a week of anniversaries. Both of my daughters celebrated their wedding anniversaries, and yesterday was 9 years since I landed in Panama to live. In a way it seems to have gone very quickly, and in another way I … Continue reading

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What’s Up?

Regular life, with a few interesting things thrown in. That’s what’s up around here these days. One big thing was an article written about me on Marketwatch. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/i-never-expected-to-retire-to-panama-but-we-are-living-very-comfortably-on-1-200-a-month-11633001564 You only get one article before they want you to subscribe, so … Continue reading

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Things that Make You Smile

It’s been a while, I know. But, it’s just been regular daily life around here, nothing out of the ordinary. But there’s lots to smile about every day and we are very thankful. Today we went for a bike ride, … Continue reading

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Fishing Tournament

No, I didn’t go fishing. I know absolutely nothing about fishing. But, they wanted music in the afternoon for the contestants, so that’s why we were at a fishing tournament. The day was absolutely gorgeous so we enjoyed the drive … Continue reading

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What’s Going On in Panama

Things continue to feel better here. For us personally, the band played Friday evening for the first time since March of last year. It was great. We also went out last night to hear the other band who plays at … Continue reading

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Back in the USA

It’s been 1 1/2 years since I was in the USA. It didn’t feel as strange as I expected but it has felt strange in ways I wasn’t expecting. Of course, first, it’s been beyond fantastic to be with my … Continue reading

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A Panama – USA Plane Trip

I’m in the USA and beyond happy to finally see my family! But, traveling in COVID times adds another big layer of hassle to travel plans. So, I thought I’d share my experience, and what I’ve heard from a few … Continue reading

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Something

Yesterday there was nothing, nothing going on, nothing changing. Today there is something, and more than one something. It’s interesting how things can change in a short time. First the curfew on Sunday has been lifted in our province. Apparently … Continue reading

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Nothing

Nothing going on, nothing new happening, nothing changing. I feel like I’m in an endless holding pattern at the moment with no direction. The virus situation doesn’t seem to be improving and curfews are still in effect. I’m mostly just … Continue reading

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Second Vaccine

Thank you Panama! We have felt really well cared for here. A few days ago there was information in our neighborhood group and social media that the second round of vaccines was this week (Pfizer again), a week earlier than … Continue reading

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