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Crested Oropendola

I got a very lucky shot with my camera yesterday!   This is a crested oropendola. At first glance it looks like a crow until you see the bright yellow tail feathers and the white beak. I’ve seen them in … Continue reading

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Cicadas, Hawks, and a Day in Panama

As always, I continue to be amazed by things I see every day, and I continue to keep a camera close. I was out on my bike and rode into some sort of commotion. Apparently there was a family of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

Weekly Photo Challenge: Home Everything needs a home of some sort. We have a home (my husband is writing a blog post about it soon). There are also other homes around here – people, animals, birds, insects… everything needs a … Continue reading

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Brush Fires

We’ve smelled smoke and seen quite a few brush fires lately. I remember these fires in the US and they were a huge problem. Sometimes they would get out of control and cause major devastation and burn homes and other … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

Weekly Photo challenge: Unique These may not be unique, but they certainly are unique to me! Thank you Joel (of FindingMyselfInPanama) for letting me use a number of your excellent photos for this post! Here’s some other posts for this … Continue reading

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The River in Summer

I know, it’s supposed to be winter, but in Panama it’s summer. We are getting no rain and it’s often very breezy. It’s drier, a little warmer in the afternoons, and a little cooler at night. Someone commented on my … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Love

Weekly Photo Challenge: Love No challenge here. This is easy!   I remember hearing something a long time ago that stayed with me – “Love is a behavior, not a feeling. Love is a verb” It is how you behave with … Continue reading

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Lets go to the River!

There is no water in the neighborhood today. It happens, so we have water stored for such days. But, I wanted to wash my hair and freshen up after bike riding and we hadn’t been to the river for a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond   This challenge turned out to be more challenging than most for me. I had some ideas but had trouble turning them into reality. Then I had this opportunity, my husband sitting beside the river. Hopefully the … Continue reading

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Flowers in the Forest

We hadn’t been walking in the forest for a while so we wanted to go back. It’s summer now, drier and windier. I was surprised at the number of flowers we saw! There seemed to be a lot more than … Continue reading

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