My Daughter’s Family Vacaciones in Panamá


Minus me.  I hope they are enjoying the beauty of Panama, the beaches and the cool mountains.  And by the look of those now sun touched faces after a long cold Virginia winter, I believe they are. I hope they send me more photos so I can enjoy along with them.

Do I wish I was there too?

Absolutely, I hope to spend some time in Panama before I’m done, but this is not my time. I”m satisfied with my choices and only want to hear their stories when they return and see the photos  they take,   I lived in Panama for 30 years, was married for 30 years, not regretting any of those years, ok maybe a few regrets or a few of those years.   You know, who doesn’t have regrets?  Not many can say they are happy with all their choices, but when in the end everything works out as it should, we can be truly happy humans.

You all need sunglasses!!  And hats, and sun screen!

Sorry my daughter asked me not to add their photos so you will have to just believe me when I tell you they are all sun toasted and beautiful. (just one small photo ok?)  



Nunca me Dieron Serenata

30 years in Panama and I never got a single serenade from my serenating husband. Maybe if I had things could have been different.

I didn’t think I could ask for one, it’s supposed to be a surprise isn’t it? All of a sudden you hear music under your window dedicated to you and you think, oh my god those guys are so drunk. Cuz that’s when they seranade. ( sorry I can’t seem to spell today)

It didn’t happen so frequently once we moved to the city but if I saw him leaving with guitar in hand it was suspicious, someone was getting a serenade, but not me.

Why not? I liked music and sentiment as much as anyone, why was I not favored?

Back in EL Real I heard of a few serenades for special occasions, for Mother’s day it was popular to offer a serenade, and my husband always complied, just not for me. Couldn’t he find anyone to sing with him for me? Just one thing missing of many during those years as I think back to how my life has changed so dramatically, where would we be now if I’d stayed. I’m kidding here, he was a good man and still is a good man. And now he has a wife that appreciates him, I hope he serenades her We just didn’t know how to be good together. We were not a “we” just a her and a he.

Happy Birthday Enrique!