Monthly Archives: May 2013


     I believe most people are terrified of  speaking a foreign language on the phone, at least at first.  I was. Now I am to the point that it frustrates me more than scares me, but I’m kicking myself for not studying harder.  Why?  Because after a certain Spanish speaking gentleman and I hung up moments ago in mutual frustration, […]

A Sad, Sad Story About Why It is Essential to ...


    Dateline Panama:The Los Santos Feria comes once a year.  A sort of county fair, it features thousands of exhibits, hundreds of food vendors, lots of merchandising, and plenty of handsome animals.  Participants come for the fun from all over the province, and from all over Panama.     My friends and I wandered through displays of pretend cane fields, cornucopias […]

A Whole Lot of Bull