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The Ice Machine and Snooty and Envy!

Dinner at a friend’s gorgeously appointed home last night got me to thinking of  the differences in the way my friend lives vs. the way John and I live. When John and I decided to move to Boquete, we had … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Eve

‘Twas the night ‘fore Thanksgiving and all through the……oh, never mind. It is Thanksgiving Eve and rather than being at home cooking my assigned items for tomorrow’s get together, I’m at my art studio working feverishly. “Why?”, you may ask. … 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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Condo Decorating

This post is mainly for my girlfriends back in California. If you don’t give a whit about interior decorating, read no further. If you could care less about anything creative, skip this post for today. So, friends, you’ve been asking … Continue reading

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Last Day in Panama

(It is the day after Christmas — I hope everyone had a lovely one! — and again I am up early. Let’s continue with the visit to Volcan. This post will be the final one covering our visit to Boquete.) … Continue reading

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Becoming a third world wife. Step One.

If you read the previous post, you’ll know in what context John said “How about next May” When he said that, my heart began racing and my palms got sweaty. “Really” REALLY??” I said. “I mean, we’re going to research, … Continue reading

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What Am I Living For?

For most of my adult life, I’ve dreamed of being an artist. Whether an actor, painter, fiber artist, designer or interior decorator, I’ve done them all. I should say, I’ve dabbled in them all. You see, I was one of … Continue reading

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