Our Third Life – Pedasi

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Cherishing the Moments

Neither Mikkel nor I have ever regretted our decision to move and permanently live in Pedasí. But there are times when I especially miss my family. Although we have MagicJack, Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, & email to communicate with…

Reflections for 2017

It’s a quiet New Year’s Day morning here in Pedasí with an occasional blast of fireworks throughout the pueblo. Last night at midnight, the fireworks were non-stop for a few hours. Many homes were having parties, most of which were…

November Wrap-up & Christmas Time is Here Again

Wow! It’s already December. November with its full month of holidays, parades, and fiestas is past. As I have written in previous blogs, the month of November in Panama has many holidays, both national and local. With that comes lots…

July – Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

This July has gone by quickly. I have been planning to write something on this blog many times this past month and just end up getting distracted with many other things. That’s okay. I don’t allow myself to be under…

Driving Through Pedasí

With more and more construction of homes out by the beach and within the pueblo of Pedasí itself, comes more and more large vehicles hauling equipment, supplies, and workers and the owners who are building. Dry season will be ending…

Small Town Life: Advantages & Disadvantages

As you probably already know, we live in a small town. Pedasí has a population of about 2000, give or take a few hundred, and the Pedalsí district (from Purio to Cañas) has about 4000 inhabitants. Although there is some…

Mas Animales, Mas Visitantes, y Mas Fiestas

Last weekend Mikkel and I again volunteered for another one, this time held in Las Tablas where we first volunteered 2 years ago. A few other volunteers from Animal Advocates of Pedasí also participated at this 2-day event. We brought…

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