Happy Thanksgiving

I was feeling a little jealous of all the Thanksgiving posts on Facebook -- the pumpkin pie, the turkey, the families and friends gathered together.¬†I've had two Thanksgivings away from home.¬†Prague in 1991 and this year. But then we took a flight to Bocas del Toro. My menfolk and I had an island holiday. Holidays…

Coming home

Neil and I spent five glorious days in California. We saw so many friends, visited favorite haunts, ate at familiar places, shopped at stores we knew and understood. It was nonstop action! Almost every minute was spent storing up as much California as we could squeeze in. It was great. Like taking deep lungfuls of…

Panama Patriotism

Flags and banners are up everywhere. Special programs are planned. The kids have most of November off of school... The Month of the Fatherland began in Panama last night with a light show, fireworks and ceremony on the palace. Photo is from Municipio de Panama Facebook page. National holidays in Panama this month include: Nov.…