Category Archives: General

De-Dimpling And Bus Rides

I’m going to do something I’ve never done on this blog before: I’m writing TWO DAYS IN A ROW! I know, I know, shocking. Deal with it. Our car has been in the repair shop since Sunday. This is Thursday. … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Coronado

After we left Las Lajas, we drove through some beautiful country heading east to the busy beach town of Coronado. Many expats have — “wait!”, you say? “What the heck is going on – you haven’t posted in over a … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip To Gamez Island in the Pacific Ocean

A good friend in Boquete bid on and won a day trip on a yacht in the Pacific Ocean, off of Boca Chica. We were invited to be one of four couples (paying $100 each — hey, I said she … Continue reading

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My hubby writes, too!

Every now and then, my husband sits down to write his own experiences about life in Panama. He’s pretty good at covering what’s going on from a perspective different from mine, AND he gives me permission to post it here … Continue reading

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Holiday Bazaar And Bizarre Creatures In My House

HOLIDAY BAZAAR I had a great time meeting some of my readers last Friday at the Holiday Bazaar in downtown Boquete. It was great seeing a stranger approach my booth and, with extended hand, say “I wanted to come over … Continue reading

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Let’s All Be Thankful

Now that the parades, parties and celebrating by the Panamanians has taken a hiatus until November 28th, it’s time for our quaint little American holiday, Thanksgiving, to insert itself into our lives down here. The ex-pat population definitely makes a … Continue reading

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