Monthly Archives: April 2014

Wake Up Call

Let there be no doubt, bad things can happen when you are young and fearless and trusting. Natalie Ann Holloway disappeared in Aruba in 2005 and her body has never been found. She was young, fearless, trusting and in a foreign country.

Now Panama has its own mysterious disappearance of two Dutch girls. Boquete is becoming famous for the wrong reason. The following video is from a Holland news broadcast.

After further thought, youth has nothing to do with it. You only have to be fearless and trusting to become a victim. Maybe only trusting. Continue reading Wake Up Call

Koki is one Cool Dog


One of the last things on the ToDo schedule was to get Kiki clipped. Happy Pet is the place to go for all pet care needs. Best vets in Chiriquí for my money. I would not take Koki to any other location. Sam and Pat love animals and it is obvious.


This time we decided to give koki a cut that would allow her to be cooler while we were gone. I am not sure what she thinks of her new look, but I think she likes it.

Abdicate, v. To give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.

Flabbergasted, adj. Appalled by discovering how much weight one has gained.