Tag Archives: Ex Pat in Panama

The Apparition

Not long ago SU called me over to see a rather large Stick Insect on the screen door. To quote National Geographic; Stick insects are part of the Phasmida order, the name of which is derived from a Greek word meaning … Continue reading

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Dos Gatos Take a Breather

I don’t normally like the boys lounging about on the counter but on this particular day I didn’t mind.  They’d been running about chasing each other quite loudly through the shadows and sunshine of the afternoon.  Quite suddenly they decided to … Continue reading

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El Jabón Nuevo

There’s probably more than one or two people who will think I’m off my rocker posting a picture of soap, but let me explain  further. The theme for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is “New“.  Today, after battling through a … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Dengue This Thursday. Or…Not a Good Diet Plan

Those who’ve been reading from the early days of this blog faithfully (more or less) may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything at all for a few weeks.  Although I did drop off with the amount that I’ve written … Continue reading

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The Good Old General Purpose Vehicle

The Jeep®  is the original SUV developed under contract for the US government before World War II.  Over the years the vehicle developed from being strictly for military use to the first civilian SUV in 1945 and into a multitude of different styles.  The first Jeep®  Wrangler … Continue reading

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Today is #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is an undertaking to create a global movement of philanthropy and volunteering to kick off the giving season. #GivingTuesday began in 2012 with the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation as a response to commercialization and consumerism in the post-Thanksgiving season. Now that some of … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 30/11/2014

It’s a tad warm this morning in the campo.  Thank goodness for the breeze.

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Good Morning Panama

We´re in Panama for a couple of days.   This is the beautiful sunrise off the Bay of Panama from our balcony this morning. The Bay of Panama is a stopping point and wintering area for more than twenty-four migratory birds from North … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 23/11/2014

Every morning and every evening the back campo turns into a big bird highway.  Lately the Crested Oropendolas have taken the time to pause in their travels and root around in the big stand of bamboo in the neighbor’s yard, possibly … Continue reading

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In the Desfile ~ Angular People

When presented with this week’s photo challenge I was kind of stumped.  I took a tour through some of the other posts for the challenge and I saw bridges, buildings, and such; beautiful buildings, bridges and such.  I have a few pictures … Continue reading

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