Category Archives: Panama

Yes, Still Here

I am still alive. I’ve been using this phrase a lot lately because I’ve ignored correspondence, the blog, and whatever else I usually do. There hasn’t been much to say and I’ve been occupied with other things, so writing has … Continue reading

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Vaccinations in Panama

The vaccine arrived in Panama in the early hours of Jan 20th. Unfortunately only 12,840 doses were delivered instead of the 40,000 that were ordered, but as soon as they arrived MINSA (health department) started vaccinating front line health care … Continue reading

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What a Day!

Yesterday was Wednesday, January 20, 2021. A lot of very good things happened yesterday! First, of course, is the inauguration of a new president in the USA. I know many wished for a different outcome, but this is a new … Continue reading

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COVID in Panama

The world is fighting this pandemic, and various countries have various ideas of how best to manage it. I’ve written a number of posts about how things are going here in Panama because, what else is there to talk about? … Continue reading

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Scorpions and Friends

You may not realize how many caring friends you have until you have a problem! We went shopping on Tuesday, and my “going out clothes” were hanging on a hook in the bedroom. When I put on my pants I … Continue reading

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A New Year

Happy New Year everyone! This year is going to be better, not right away, but by the time we celebrate the next New Year I think we will be living much more “normal” lives. But, right now, it feels like … Continue reading

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Life Goes On

Life as we know it has been upended for many months as the whole world fights this pandemic. Yet, nature knows nothing about any pandemic. Birds still sing, plants still grow, and squirrels still look for ripe bananas. I thought … Continue reading

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A Very Different Christmas

This holiday season is definitely not the same. This pandemic is affecting the entire world. It’s a very difficult year for everyone, especially in places where hospitals are overflowing and people are dying at alarming rates. People who usually spend … Continue reading

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Out of Control

That’s one of my favorite Rolling Stones songs. This performance was from Havana Cuba, where the people didn’t get to hear rock concerts and they were so excited and appreciative. It must have been quite an experience to have been … Continue reading

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A Sad Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is this week. Christmas and New Years aren’t far behind. What are the holidays going to be like in this year of COVID-19? I just saw this article Arizona grandma who sent wrong text has 5th Thanksgiving with stranger … Continue reading

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