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TED Talk Thursday (Not) ~ Food, Glorious Food

There are so many interesting videos out there that both tell a story and entertain and every once in a while I just have to share.  Recently I posted a TED video about urban farming and today from the team from … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 14/09/2014

Wet Season has finally arrived in full force although it is just slightly overcast today. We’ve also had no electricity for a few hours… Happy Sunday from the campo!

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Awesome Saturday for Los Animales!!!

I’ve posted about the Spay and Neuter group that has been formed in our community several times, I’ll post the links below if any of you would like to check them out.  The formal name is Animal Advocates of Pedasi/Defensores … Continue reading

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Peace Among the Nations

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. ~ Mother Teresa ~ The other day a few of us in the campo were discussing the News.  We agreed that most of … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 24/05/2014

The best $1.25 I spent while I was in Canada.

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No Hay Luz

The electricity went out in the middle of the night.  The problem with lack of power throughout the town is that the power is cut to the pump where the town water comes from on the Arriba side.  When the … Continue reading

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A Journey to the Homeland

It’s now one week since my arrival in the wee hours last Wednesday to the Kelowna airport. This last week has consisted of 23+ hours of travel (more on that in a future post) and a short stay with Dusty and … Continue reading

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Ted Talk Thursday ~ Shoes

Yesterday we took a trip to Chitre and I convinced the Spousal Unit that a trip to the mall  was warranted.  I needed to pick up a few things at Madison, one of the few “Walmart without the food” department … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot ~ 25/05/2014

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. ~ Albert Einstein ~  

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Let’s Talk About One of My Favourite Subjects…Food

The economy in Panama just keeps rolling along.  I read somewhere that it grew by 8.5% in 2013 and is expected to increase another 5% in 2014 making Panama the fastest growing economy in Latin America.  It’s noticeable even here … Continue reading

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