Daily Archives: January 18, 2012

A Farewell To Hal Celebration

I received an email from Michael about memorial service at Las Ruinas on Tuesday January 31 in recognition of Harold DeMun (known by most as Hal of the BOOKMARK). The time will be noon.

I called it a celebration in the title, because I think Hal would have liked that better. A celebration of his life instead of mourning his death. Many have emailed me to know if anything was going to be done. Now you know.

Choque filmed by Car Cam

As I mentioned in a previous post, I use a Car Cam when I am driving. The primary reason is that if I have an accident, I want proof as to who is responsible for the accident.

If a foreigner is involved in an accident in Panama, it is likely that he/she will be found to be the responsible party.

Yesterday as I was on my way to Chiriqui Hospital I caught the following accident on my car cam. If the car cam was in the silver Hyundai, then it would have shown that the Hyundai driver was responsible. Likewise, if it had been in the black car it would have shown that the silver Hyundai had hit it from the left side.

I am perfectly willing to accept responsibility for any accident I cause, but I don’t want to take responsibility for another person’s mistake. I carry my documentation with me.

I think they should require all Taxi drivers to have a car cam since most accidents have at least one Taxi in them.

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. by Michel de Montaigne