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Dear Daughter's friends delight us
Friday, March 23, 2012      2 comments

We are spending a long weekend, Thursday through Sunday with DD friend's in a city convenient for all of us, but where only one friend lives. We stay in a nearby motel and the friends sleep at the two bedroom apartment that is party central. ... Read more
Are you concentrating on how far you have to go?
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      5 comments

Great quote I just ran into today: “Always concentrate on how far you’ve come, rather than how far you have left to go.” ~Unknown The article didn't have anything to do with health, weight control, etc. However, it reminded me of so many bl... Read more
Is it true, is it kind, is it necessary?
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      5 comments

I recently read a wonderful article on line www.yogajournal.com/wisd
om/2112 titled me talk pretty. The article in full fascinated me, but the three questions in the title of this blog really stood out. Whenever I think ... Read more
Great Yoga Workshop
Sunday, March 11, 2012      4 comments

Went to a workshop yesterday titled:From Child Posture to Corpse Pose Your Practice as a Metaphor for Embracing Change, Encountering Challenge, and Learning to Live Your Best Life The teacher used the metaphor of child's pose as birth, the p... Read more
Self Compassion
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      3 comments

This is part of a bulletin I get on line called Wise Brain. So here are some steps for calling up self-­compassion, which you could blend together as self-­compassion becomes easier for you: Take a few minutes to acknowledge your dif... Read more
Sunshine does make a difference
Monday, March 05, 2012      5 comments

We just returned from 3 weeks in Panama, where the sun shone everyday and the weather was lovely. Now, I realize spending 3 weeks in Feb. in a warm climate with a sister I love dearly may have made some of the difference as well.... however, to... Read more
A Perfect Day
Thursday, March 01, 2012      4 comments

How do I top that title? After a wonderful breakfast of great Panamanian coffee, healthy cereal and a great fruit smoothie, we gathered food, changed in swimsuits and drove 5 minutes to "Frank's Place." In the mid 1990's Frank bought 100 acres... Read more
Eating out Panama style
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      2 comments

We went to Caldera, a nearby small town for a typical Panamanian lunch. You get to order chicken, meat (which could be pork or beef) or fish. No fish today, so 3 of us ordered chicken and DH ordered carne (meat). The rest of the plate is fill... Read more
Article about Panama Canal
Sunday, February 26, 2012      1 comments

Enjoy this article about the Panama Canal from a Minneapolis newspaper. The author took the trip the opposite direction we did. www.startribune.com/life
style/travel/140197973.htm
l?page=1&c=y ... Read more
Birds, bees and butterflies with coffee
Friday, February 24, 2012      7 comments

This morning we drove through Boquete up to Finca Larida, a coffee farm in Panama. The grounds (I mean to area surrounding the coffee trees, not the coffee grounds) are beautiful filled with landscaped lawns, trees and flowers. Those flowers a... Read more
Change of Plans... road blocks
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      2 comments

Today we made some major changes in our plans. We were supposed to go to an island in the Caribbean on Sat. through Monday. However the government and one of the indigenous tribes here are having issues over strip mining of copper (gov't wants... Read more
Spa setting
Monday, February 20, 2012      3 comments

Until the pool and exercise center at the development they live in is completed, my DS and BIL have joined a local spa. I went with BIL this morning. I got to do my yoga on an outside deck under jungle trees with a babbling brook in the backgr... Read more
Jungle Canopy from a zip line
Sunday, February 19, 2012      7 comments

I can't really describe the exhilaration of zipping through the trees at up to 60 kilometers an hour (over 35 mph). What a trip. Check out this site for info and some pics of the ride we went on today.... even my sister who doesn't like speed.... Read more
Bougainvillea
Saturday, February 18, 2012      3 comments

Today after doing some errands in Boquete with my sister, we all drove slightly up into the hills above the city. After parking we visited Mi Jardin es Su Jardin, several acres of gardens that are open to the public even though they are the gro... Read more
A gift - A perfect day
Friday, February 17, 2012      6 comments

This morning, we gathered our beach items, donned our swimsuits and my brother in law and sister drove us to their favorite Pacific beach in Panama. It is located at a resort and we paid $10 per to use their private beach, sit on comfortable la... Read more

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