Tag Archives: Panama wet season

It’s Artificial

This last Dry Season took a terrible toll on the plants and grass in the campo.  We noticed it particularly in our back garden where, despite SU’s best efforts the grass began to die away. When Wet Season came we … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday ~ 17/08/2016

It is as necessary for man to live in beauty rather than ugliness as it is necessary for him to have food for an aching belly or rest for a weary body. ~ Abraham Maslow ~

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Wisdom Wednesday ~ 13/07/2016

Go for long walks, indulge in hot baths, Question your assumptions, be kind to yourself, live for the moment, loosen up, scream, curse the world, count your blessings, Just let go, Just be.  ~Carol Shields~

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Wisdom Wednesday ~ 29/06/2016

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.  ~ Albert Einstein ~ * The bug is a female Hercules Beetle.   The cat is a friend’s. No comments about curiosity and cats will be permitted.  Thank … Continue reading

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Changes in the ‘Hood

My recent post about noisy concrete trucks prompted Vecino to send me an email: I was interested in your article the other day about the noise in the ‘hood, particularly when you mentioned the concrete truck. Are the people building … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday ~ 21/06/2016

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. ~ e. e. cummings ~

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The Amazing Leaf Cutter Ants

There are thousands of kinds of ants, and there are 39 different types of leaf cutter ants. Leaf cutter ants are among the most distinctive out of all the species. They spend their lives cutting pieces of leaves, flowers, and … Continue reading

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The Mud Daubers ~ Part 2

The copious amounts of Mud Daubers about the yard surely predicted that we would find a nest somewhere, and we did. The laundry is hung out to dry most days, avoiding the searing heat from the gas dryer going into the … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 05/06/2016

As long as it’s not too windy, butterflies are easier to photograph than the hummingbird moths…in the campo.

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One Road, A Canal, Keeping the World Connected

Day Six of Photography 101, we’ve been tasked with finding something that “connects”. The Pan-American Highway crosses the following countries: Canada, USA, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Argentina.  The Panama Canal cuts … Continue reading

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