So, I thought this bug was very attractive when it showed up on my door screen the other day.
It’s about the 3″ across. A moth? Reminds me of a pair of oak tree helicopters.
I was so surprised to find the next day that it had changed into these beautiful velvety colors.
And by the third day, I can only surmise that it’s a very short life cycle.
We Samarenos gathered on the beach Sat. afternoon to say goodbye to our good friend Joe Potrebenko, who was killed last week in his home in Panama.
We wrote our messages of love and grief for Joe on paper boats. We sent our courage and strength to his wife, Betsy, and her mother Lorraine.
Don't you just love fresh mango? Super food! I can taste the vitamins and minerals. I am filling my freezer with delicious ripe mangos from the tree outside the school at Santo Domingo. We'll have smoothies all year. I made some ice cream fo my english students - I suspect they'd rather have chocolate, but for me there's nothing better than Mango. Might even be better than Washington peaches and Oregon raspberries.
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If you walk west on Samara Beach – it’s only accessible from the beach – just 100 meters from the police station you will discover one of our favorite places for beach dining. Tabanuco‘s raised floor provides one of the best views of surfers in the afternoon. You can survey the entire bay, from Isla Chora to Punta Samara, with a frosty cocktail …
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These reef photos were taken by my sister on a recent beach snorkeling adventure. Better than swimming in an aquarium, we saw lots of tropical reef fishes, and other reef animals. Since I was barefoot, the eels made me a little uneasy. That’s the last time I forget my water shoes. But the turtle sighting …