Monthly Archives: May 2015



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At the three month mark, the new room my landlady is building onto my little rented casita is at or around 80% done. But it’s been that way for a month. “This is Panama,” all my expat friends who have built anything here smirk, “and you should expect that.” These voices of experience are right, and I am doing my impatient best […]

Building in Panama – The Addition


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No doubt chicken aficionados the world around will snicker with quiet contempt at my lack of sophistication, but I actually have spent the last several months feeling very, very sorry for the poor half-featherless birds strutting about the yard here in Peña Blanca. I was under the impression that their necks had been picked clean by aggressive chicken-hutch mates showing them […]

The Vulture Chicken – A Panamanian Surprise