Monthly Archives: December 2015

Question for women: Do you have to practice the penetrating look of disapproval or is it something you’re all born with?

MStore Offer

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Don i don’t know if you would like to post this offer in your blog:

Get a $100.00 MStore Gift Card with the purchase of any Mac Computer. Offer only valid at our Plaza Terronal Store in David, Chiriqui from 12pm December 22 – December 24, 2015 when purchasing a MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac or Mac Pro. Must present this ad to receive Gift Card. One Gift Card per client. We have 10 Gift Cards available for this offer.
If you should have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.


Rogelio E. Chiari Brin
Grupo Mac Store
Tel. +507-305-5750

If you can’t remember my name, just say ‘donuts’. I’ll turn around and look.

Imagine how expensive the iPhone would be if they called themselves Organic Apple.

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closure (December 24 and 25)

Here is the latest ACS message.



The Consular Section (Visas/American Citizen Services/Federal Benefits Unit) at the United States Embassy in Panama will be closed to the public on Thursday, December 24 beginning at 12:00 for the Christmas Eve Holiday and Friday, December 25 for Christmas Day.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  No routine service will be available in the Consular Section.  If you are an American Citizen and have an emergency, please contact the Embassy at 317-5000 and they will put you in contact with the appropriate officer.

On Monday, December 28, 2015, the Consular Section will resume full operations with its regular schedule (please see

Family and Friends

You know this time of year I always find my self thinking about family and friends. It is a time to come together and enjoy each other. Not that that shouldn’t be done all year round, but it never seems to happen that way.

Yesterday evening, Natalie and I went over to see Robert. His eyes lit up and sparkled as Natalie walked into the room and said “Robert, how are you?”

He hadn’t seen Natalie in over a month and a huge smile appeared. He replied, “I am fine how are you”.

Here is a man that served in the army and has spent his whole life taking care of himself. He has been used to doing his own cooking and ironing and going out dancing.

He now finds himself in an assisted living facility unable to do the the simplest things, such as bathing himself, dressing himself, choosing and preparing his meals.

Worse yet, all of the employees speak only Spanish. His connection to his past is his TV in his room, which lets him watch some English programming.

At this time of year it is good to think of others that are not as fortunate as we are. It is time to contact some of the worthwhile organizations close to you and see what you can do to help. Time or money is always appreciated. Continue reading Family and Friends

I recently added squats to my workouts by moving the beer into the bottom shelf of the fridge.