Tag Archives: Colombia

Trip to Panama

Recently I left my winter vacation in Cartagena, Colombia, for a little visit to Panama. I was in Panama last year at this time for a brief tour of the Canal and its surroundings. I liked the hotel we stayed … Continue reading

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Noisy, Nosey Parrots

Staying at Roberto’s family compound in Cartagena, this is what I wake up to every morning–three parrots with a lot to say. And here’s my poem about them. The Entertainers Cramped and dilapidated cage on the patio floor. Three green … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten

Have you ever left a place and found that it stayed with you irrepressibly? A Memory Now My Colombian farm, nestled in a savannah where egrets fly, sold a month ago. A piece of me sits there in that tall red … Continue reading

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Safely Back in the USA

Brownie, Nikita, and Rambo arrived in Roberto’s arms yesterday after a successful relocation from Cartagena, Colombia to Caldwell, Texas. Roberto left Cartagena on Friday, 12/19, and so did the dogs. But theirs was a more circuitous journey that took them … Continue reading

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Farm Sold…….Robbed

Today I left the farm with sadness in my heart knowing that our beautiful oasis is no longer ours. We completed the sale about a week ago, selling to a man from Cartagena with a large family. His cousin had … Continue reading

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Turkey or Tofu? Happy Thanksgiving

Heading back to my Colombian farm tomorrow morning. Been in Texas too long and it’s getting cold there and everywhere. Miss my hubby, doggies, and home there, for sure, but I loved spending the extra time with my daughter and her … Continue reading

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What’s this bug?

This lovely bug visited us yesterday while we were opening and eating coconuts with the dogs. We don’t know what plant or tree she belongs on or what her name is, but she is beautiful, isn’t she? About three inches … Continue reading

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