Category Archives: Panama

Holiday Time in Panama

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Again, it’s been a while since I’ve written anything. I have ideas but the day goes by, and then another, and then a week and I still haven’t written anything. It seems like there is always more than I can … Continue reading

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Old Folks in Panama

A pleasant surprise about the culture in Panama was the respect given to the older folks. I’m from the USA and my profession is health care,. I’ve taken care of countless seniors and I’ve seen the general attitude that they … Continue reading

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Whew! Busy Times

We returned from a visit to the US over a week ago. The grandkids are getting bigger and more and more fun. We talked, played, read books, made dinner and treats, and a lot of other activities. I can talk … Continue reading

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David, Panama, report by IL

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve written on the blog. Sometimes life just gets in the way and I’m off doing other things. At the moment I’m with family so I’m getting even less done, but we are having … Continue reading

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Registering the Car

Sometimes getting things done can be quite a production involving many steps, documents, and copies. There are always copies. Sometimes even just explaining a process takes many words. Here are 1500 words….. We bought a bigger car a couple years … Continue reading

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Fruit, etc.

There are a few photos in my stash I’ve been meaning to share. Our veggie guy had pipas, or coconuts for sale. “Agua de Pipa” is coconut water, so if you see that on a sign stop by for an … Continue reading

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Report from Bob Adams

Bob Adams has lived in Panama City for quite a few years. He has also lived all over the world and has been involved in global affairs of many countries. I think he is credible, knowledgeable, and trustworthy and I … Continue reading

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Car Trouble

”Luck ain’t even lucky, gotta make your own breaks” (Bon Jovi, It’s My Life). Well sometimes you do have good luck. We were headed to Boquete for a gig, driving our big Montero beast loaded with our equipment. There was … Continue reading

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Wildlife

I came out to eat breakfast and ewwww. What’s that smell? I have this plant that makes spectacular flowers but they smell like rotting meat. Thankfully the breeze doesn’t blow it this way very much. It’s a Stapelia or carrion … Continue reading

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Seven Years

Thursday, 7 years ago, I arrived in Panama with my suitcase and my laptop. Friday, I arrived in David to start my new life here. So, I thought I should at least write a few words. By now, it’s normal … Continue reading

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