Living in our Slice of Heaven

The grocery shopping experience here in Panama has certainly required an adjustment. We are very fortunate to have two fairly large grocery stores that stock nearly everything we need within a 10-minute drive. When we come across a need for something for a special recipe, and the local markets don’t have it, we travel 25…

“Slice of Heaven”

Finally…the Panama house remodel is complete and turned out better than we hoped. We bought the lot and had the house built 11 years ago. Over those years, we were both still working and only able to visit one week per year, sometimes not even that. As with all things, neglect isn’t good…., particularly in…

Galveston – Part II

Hello everyone! Long time no post…sorry about that. Both Jim and I have been ill since before Christmas. We’re both feeling better now, so this will be a fairly long chat in order to catch up on our adventures. As planned, we spent the month of December on the beach at Galveston Island, TX. We…

Carnival Cruise to Mexico

While in Galveston this Spring, we saw a cruise ship arrive. The passengers looked like they were having so much fun, we were inspired to book a 5-day Mexican cruise for December. We had a boarding appointment at 11:30 am Monday, December 10. Carnival definitely has people moving down to a science. It seemed that…

Galveston Part One

December on the Beach We left home base in Livingston, TX on Dec 3 for the short drive to Galveston, TX where we have reservations for the month of December at the Sandpiper RV Resort, located adjacent to Stewart Beach.  We can see (and hear) the ocean from our RV site – and the sunrises…