Posted by: pennyinparadise | July 8, 2009

People, Places & Things in Panama

This category is for miscellaneous things…..

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My Canadian friend Annette Preston bought a house at the beach near Las Tablas

My Canadian friend Annette Preston bought a house at the beach near Las Tablas

Some of my very best friends at a luncheon (L to R..Georgiann, Olga, Helen, me and Kitzie)

Some of my very best friends at a luncheon (L to R..Georgiann, Olga, Helen, me and KitzieAn auction in the gardens of the Panamonte Inn for a local charity

My jewelry exhibit at the Art Expo

My jewelry exhibit at the Art Expo

A bunch of us at the Bistro doing our thing!

A bunch of us at the Bistro doing our thing!

Don & Nancy Huff (and me) in Bocas Del Toro

Don & Nancy Huff (and me) in Bocas Del Toro

A breakfast with friends in Portobello

A breakfast with friends in Portobello

The airport runway on Contadora island

The airport runway on Contadora island

Life in the 3rd World sure is wonderful....on Contadora Island

Life in the 3rd World sure is wonderful….on Contadora Island

Exile home of the Shah of Iran, on Contadora

Exile home of the Shah of Iran, on Contadora

One day I heard a noise in the road....looked out and here's what I saw

One day I heard a noise in the road outside my house….looked out and here is what I saw

Waterfront in Bocas del Toro

Waterfront in Bocas del Toro

The woman on the right is a 500 ton ship's captain, with her husband.  We're in Panama City having dinner with friends Teri & Don.  Go to www.earthrace.com to see what Allison & Scott did last summer.

Allison & Scott (left) with me, Teri & Don Murray in PC at dinner.  Go to http://www.earthrace.com to see what Allison & Scott did on their vacation….she’s a 500 ton ship’s captain…he’s a Marine Engineer.

Women's party for Elizabeth's birthday, on her coffee plantation

Women gather for Elizabeth’s birthday at her coffee plantation

Parade in Boquete

Parade in Boquete

Friend Wanda Stoll visited me in Boquete...AND applied for her permanent residency

Friend Wanda Stoll visited me in Boquete…AND applied for her permanent residency.  Wanda and I worked at Eastern Airlines in the 70’s.

Of course, Wanda went tree trekking

Of course, Wanda went tree trekking

This is what tree trekking looks like from afar

This is what tree trekking looks like from afar

We have 40 Chicas (single women) in Boquete...we have a monthly birthday lunch or dinner

We have 40 Chicas (single women) in Boquete…we have a monthly birthday lunch or dinner

Dancing is one of our favorite passtimes....I am taking tango lessons

Dancing is one of our favorite passtimes….I am taking tango lessons

My parents came to visit in May of 2007

My parents came to visit in May of 2007

It was great showing them around Boquete

It was great showing them around Boquete

Cousin Joy brought her daughter Tracy down for a little vacation.   I gave a party to introduce Tracy to the best of the best of Boquete

Joy, Penny & Tracy

Joy, Penny & Tracy

Girlfriends enjoying a special overnight at the beautiful Rancho de Caldera, just over the mountain from Boquete

Linda, Mikey and Me, with Linda's friend in front

Linda, Mikey and Me, with Linda’s friend in front

Zap and I went to the beach to visit Lee and Lorraine Handler at their new house right on the Pacific

Zap, Penny & Lorraine....Life is good!

Zap, Penny & Lorraine….Life is good!

Girl’s birthday luncheon at Rancho de Caldera….complete with infinity pool

Retired Life is SOOOO strenuous...and what DO we do all day??

Retired Life is SOOOO strenuous…and what DO we do all day??

We’ve got a new Do-Op girl’s group in Boquete…..they are called the Boquettes and WOW are they popular!

Boquettes sing the Oldies at Guari, Guari on a Sunday afternoon

Boquettes sing the Oldies at Guari, Guari on a Sunday afternoon


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