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Back in the Neighborhood

It’s hard to believe we’ve been back for almost two weeks now. We’ve come back to our quiet life so there isn’t much to report since our return. We’ve been resting up, working in the yard, doing daily things, spending … Continue reading

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Our Cost of Living in Panama – July 2013

July is 4 days short since we left for the US on the 27th, but I think this month’s accounting is useful enough to be worth posting. If we were still in Panama we would have only bought a few … Continue reading

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A Great Weekend Getaway!

We spent a couple days at the Seagullcove Lodge and had a wonderful time. I took quite a few photos but we were having too much fun to post them. Now that we are home again it’s time to catch … Continue reading

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A Waterfall by the River

Yesterday, we went a little ways up the Via Boquete to a spot on our list of places to explore. It’s by the river and there is a great waterfall. It looks like someone in the past had made it … Continue reading

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Monsoon!

Well not really. We don’t get monsoons or hurricanes or the other weather disasters that strike the rest of the world. But, we sure do get rain sometimes. It started raining this afternoon so hard I don’t know if I’ve … Continue reading

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Move to Paradise

The word “paradise” causes a knee jerk reaction in us. We have seen too much of the hype from companies looking to sell you something – publications, books, expensive conferences, and relocation tours. When were in Las Olas there happened … Continue reading

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Our Cost of Living in Panama – June 2013

The cost of living reports are always in the top ten list in my blog stats, so I know there is a lot of interest in this information. The first report was in February. The next was in April. I … Continue reading

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Jungla de Panama wildlife refuge

We (the three bloggers and husbands) all went out for lunch yesterday. Lunch was at the Jungla de Panama wildlife refuge. I believe the restaurant is independent of the refuge, but they are all on the same property. I had … Continue reading

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Bloggers United!

It’s been quite the weekend! Sunday had even more new and interesting experiences. I’ve followed Cindy and Holly for quite a while as they made decisions, made moving preparations, successfully completed their moves, and got settled in Panama. Yesterday for … Continue reading

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PriceMart in David, Panama

Now and then when we are out, I’ll take my camera so you can see what we have available here. This is our PriceMart, similar to a Costco in the US. These photos were taken while trying not to be … Continue reading

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