Tick tock, tick tock….we have been in El Grau de Castellon for more than a month now. It has been pretty easy to adjust to, certainly less “foreign” feeling than Panama, but I… Continue reading

Welcome to the Hunger Games, aka, Apartment Hunting in Spain

(View out the living room window – the sidewalk below doesn’t show in this photo, but we enjoy watching the world walk by below us!) Let me be blunt – apartment hunting is… Continue reading

Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans

September 17 was our big day – the move to Spain.  The logistics of obtaining the visa and traveling flowed as they were supposed to, no surprise, since we have been thinking about… Continue reading

“All Life is an Experiment” (said Ralph Waldo Emerson) – July 24, 2019

It’s that time again…time to hit the road. Destination: El Grau de Castelló, a little Spanish town on the Mediterranean. Or, maybe it will be Castellón de la Plana, the small city just… Continue reading

New blog for Alzheimer’s related things

Being the primary caretaker of an adult is a new role for me, and I have decided that writing about what’s happening will be one way of staying sane. Since Here’s What’s Going… Continue reading

A change of direction

In case anyone is wondering where we’ve been — we are no longer in Boquete. When we visited the States over the holidays, we found that my mother’s Alzheimer’s had worsened. She needs… Continue reading

On the Road Again

It’s winter in Indiana, and once again, we are here to visit my son and his family. We love seeing them, but it’s COLD here. And there’s snow on the road. Wow. Yes,… Continue reading

Holidays in Panama

Although it’s been two years since Mark and I moved to Central America, this Thanksgiving (also our 4th wedding anniversary!) was the first we’ve spent here. Friends hosted a traditional Thanksgiving spread at… Continue reading

“Border Run” to Costa Rica

Doing the “border run” from Panama to Costa Rica is a common thing for expats in Boquete who don’t have their resident’s visa. The Panamanian tourist visa is good for 6 months, but… Continue reading

Yes, we’re still here!

Wow, it’s been a while since either of us blogged! Here’s the speed version update on what we’ve been doing: We had a wonderful time in Panama City with my daughter Melanie and… Continue reading