Monthly Archives: April 2012

Okay, So She Really Out-did Herself This Time, Big Time!

For those of you who don’t know her, you do know that I’ve made plenty of mention of her here, my friend who is the Poet Mistress Extraordinaire. Need a poem for a funeral, a wedding, a down day, an … Continue reading

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Instructions

Instructions Give up the world; give up self; finally, give up God. Find god in rhododendrons and rocks, passers-by, your cat. Pare your beliefs, your absolutes. Make it simple; make it clean. No carry-on luggage allowed. Examine all you have … Continue reading

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Splendor

Splendor   One day it’s the clouds, one day the mountains. One day the latest bloom of roses – the pure monochromes, the dazzling hybrids – inspiration for the cathedral’s round windows. Every now and then there’s the splendor of … Continue reading

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Red Bird Explains Herself

I’ve got so much to say, but it has to be an early night for me since I’m really on my way to Nicaragua in the very early morning. So until I have some more energy, I turn, as I … Continue reading

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Living La Vida Boca!

A quickie: Okay, okay, so I’ve heard some concerns about my apparent disappearance. I have not disappeared! I have merely (Ha!) been swept up, up and away with the beauty and energy that is Bocas del Toros, my last stop … Continue reading

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Panamanian Impressions

It’s two weeks here in Panama. Already. Not sure I can say I’ve got my ‘traveling stride’ since more than anything, I’m feeling laid up with this sprained ankle. But as Keelty said so well, “let the ankle set your … Continue reading

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Semana Santa in La Villa de Los Santos, Panama

This is the very first time in my life, of my own volition, that I spent four days – in a row – in a Catholic Church! Never before, not likely again and I’ve got the photos to show for … Continue reading

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