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Photos of Hartmannsdorf (site of WWII POW camp)

Thanks to blog reader David Holder for these photos of the place where our relatives were held during WWII. He also found this newsletter (http://www.prisonerofwar.org.uk/winter_2004.htm). Towards the end there are more photos and information about the camp. “There is a photo … Continue reading

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Photos of Christmas 2009

We were exhausted from all the graduation activities and decided to eat out on Christmas Day. Several of the hotels in David offer buffet lunches on special holidays. We invited our old friend Stan to join us. We met him … Continue reading

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High school graduation Panama-style – Act 3

The dinner-dance was held at the posh private country club in David. All the girls involved made every effort to be the belle of the ball. Mine were no exception.

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High school graduation Panama-style – Act 2

Last night was the actual ceremony, with the presentation of diplomas.  The heat in the gymnasium was overpowering.  There were a few organizational hiccups but everyone eventually received their certificate and yearbook.

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High school graduation Panama-style – Act 1

My daughter Keka (Angelica) just graduated from high school. In this part of Panama, at least, graduation is serious business. Three major social events are involved. Keka went to the first on Wednesday night – a dinner with all the … Continue reading

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Halloween-themed birthday party

My daughter Abi organized a birthday party for grandson Dani and his cousin Valeria for Halloween. The decorations were great and it was also a fancy dress party. Dani went for Harry Potter, while Valeria dressed up as Hermione (she … Continue reading

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Keka turns 18

Yet another milestone. My daughter Angelica turned 18 yesterday. In the evening, some of her friends turned up to serenade her. Most of them are studying music and have a preference for jazz-rock (which they refer to simply as fusión), … Continue reading

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