Category Archives: Panama

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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Bugs and Odds and Ends

The weather has been beautiful. Sometimes it’s sunny, and sometimes it rains and makes everything grow like crazy, but best of all is when it’s cloudy and pleasantly cool. I’ve been spending time in the yard lately and you know … Continue reading

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Locked Down, Again

Chiriqui (the province where we live) has been having problems with the virus, so we have curfews again at night and all day Sunday. So, since I’m sitting on the terrace watching it rain, I figured I’d take a moment … Continue reading

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Vaccination Day

The day finally got here! It’s been a process and a waiting game, and I can hardly believe we got our shots. Panama has done the vaccination process in a very systematic way starting with the people most in need, … Continue reading

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Steps Forward, Steps Backwards

There’s been quite a lot going on here lately! We were starting to feel alive and it was great. Numbers were stable, not dropping as much as one would hope, but stable is good. Starting May 3rd, live music was … Continue reading

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Poco a Poco (Little by Little)

The days still go by, one very much like another, but there are also signs of forward progress, definite signs! The first big step forward is the vaccine. We are scheduled to start vaccinations here in David on May 10th. … Continue reading

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Some Shopping, Some Flowers

Our veggie guy has been out for a couple weeks, so we went to one of the markets down the street for some fruits and veggies. The bigger market is closed to prevent crowding, so you have to stand at … Continue reading

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It’s Rainy Season

It’s like a switch was flipped. One day was summer and the next was not. It was really hot for days, upper 90’s, dry, intense sun, and a lot of the plants were crispy and crunchy. On Wednesday afternoon we … Continue reading

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A Mola Workshop

Last week I had the opportunity to do something a bit different. Well, going out for anything other than necessary errands is different, so this was a very nice day. Molas are a fabric art form of the Guna Indians … Continue reading

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It’s Summer Here

Summer in Panama, also known as the dry season, starts about the middle of December and end about the middle of April. We had an unusual amount of rain earlier in the summer, which was really nice but now it … Continue reading

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