Tag Archives: Retirement in Panama

Morning Coffee

I was in my late 40’s before I decided that maybe coffee wasn’t as bitter-tasting as I thought it was. Like my mother, I was a tea drinker up until then.  I still enjoy tea at least once a day … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday ~ 27/04/2016

All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have. ~ Daniel Defoe ~

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 10/04/2016

There was a little dust-up…in the campo.

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 03/04/2016

I think they’re saying; “Move along, nothing to see here.” Then when our backs are to them, they eat the palm trees…in the campo.

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Construction

The first part of the theme for Photo 101 today is both a noun and a verb.  Edge (n): the outside limit, area, or surface; a place or part farthest away from the center of something.  Edge (v): give with … Continue reading

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Flavor and Spices and Community, Oh My

A reader sent me a newsletter from a site that he subscribes to as part of his research for his retirement and asked me to comment on it.  I am always somewhat dubious about how honest the information is on websites that … Continue reading

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Talk Thursday ~ 03/03/2016

Once again the video today is by Rick Mercer, the entertaining voice of Canadian reason. This one is for readers M & B who are questioning their own sanity south of the border.  I love my Newfie home boy…in the campo.

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Carnaval 2016 ~ Cultural Differences

The Monday of Carnaval is traditionally the day of the Peleas de Gallos.  This is something that we forgot about until our after dinner stroll.  We (I’m using the Royal “We” here) have never witnessed one of these events however; … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You a Panama Day, Make Limonada

The saying goes “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” In Panama there  are many lemon days to flip around and see the bright side on.  One of those days was Friday.  But the precursor day was Thursday, as it falls on … Continue reading

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Music Mondays ~ What I Hear in the Middle of the Night

We’re on day 3.5 of Caranaval 2016.  So far the noise hasn’t bothered us and we’re sleeping with our windows open.  But last night I woke to hear this…in the campo.  

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