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God lives by the Bust of Bolivar

August 27, 2004 By: admin Category: Beaches, Casco Viejo, Dogs, NYC, Spirituality No Comments →

Well, some time ago I spoke of my political position, but only as it applied to my decision to leave the US. Thought now might be a good time to address religion, or my lack thereof. When I left NYC, at first, I couldn’t get over how friendly folks were in NC…strangers seemed always ready and willing to strike up a chat. I quickly realized they had an agenda once they found out I was new in town. “Come to our church!” After awhile, I got so tired of it that I came up with a handy response designed to get the response I wanted, “I haven’t been to church since April of 1975, thank God!” Seemed to always do the trick.

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Living in Panama (6-04 with gallery)

June 30, 2004 By: admin Category: Artesania, Avenida Central, Beaches, Casco Viejo, Customs & Culture, Posts with Galleries, Shopping No Comments →

I’ve lived in Panama City for 3 weeks today. So far, the `likes’ are decidedly outweighing the `dislikes’. I had done as much online research about Panama as possible before coming down for a month to see for myself. As I assumed, what I was able to unearth…even given my ability to dig pretty deep…was a mere pittance of what there is to find out. (Gallery at end of post) (more…)

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