A friend of mine recently posted a picture of Auburn, California on Facebook. Although Pedasí, Panama is my home now, Auburn, California was my home for many years. It is located about 35 miles north east of Sacramento in the foothills of Northern California Sierra Mountains. I lived there from 1988 to 1999, and then returned to Auburn in 2007 after working and finishing my degree in the Los Angeles area until I moved to Pedasí in 2013. It is where my youngest daughter was born, where I bought my first home as a single person, where I met my husband Mikkel, and where I met and still have many good friends. I have many fond memories from there.
But since I have moved, my heart and home has switched to Pedasí where I have met many more friends from all over the world than probably those from Auburn. And I continue to make many more memories. My life in Auburn is in the past, but it will remain as a pleasant season of my life to remember.
I thought it would be interesting to post the overview picture of Auburn and one of Pedasí side by side to compare the two. Both towns are very different, but both are very beautiful as well.