Monthly Archives: January 2011

Kids At 68

Since New Years, Lilliam and I have been the proud caretakers of her two grandchildren, Lucca and Isabella from Panama City. This has been a good experience on both sides. Not necessarily the best experience on both sides all the time, but I think it is good for the different generations to spend some time getting to know each other.

Obviously for several of those weeks I was under the weather and Lilliam was the only caretaker. Lucca was wondering if I would ever get well and would give him instruction on the PlayStation 3. However, he is now an expert and fires it up everyday.

Lucca is 5 and Isabella is 10 and has a birthday coming up in March. They are both good kids and definitely have individual personalities. Sometimes they are perfect angels and sometimes they are little devils, but this is all part of growing up. Continue reading Kids At 68

Getting Stuff From The US Isn’t Cheap

One of the things I needed for my trip is an adapter so I can charge my iPad in Europe. Now the cost of the item was $1.50 and about $5 to get it to Florida. From Florida to here cost me $9.23. So a $1.50 item cost me $14.23 more than if I could have walked in a store in the US.

However, the plane fare to the US would have cost me a bundle. Just don’t want anyone thinking that getting stuff from the US to Panama is inexpensive. It is not


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