On October 13, Beth and I took a one-week vacation in Panama with friends from our Venezuelan days. We spent Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday morning at Canopy Tower – where Fern Murphy and I went with David Hartgrove last year. We were their only guests due to a late cancellation.

The first afternoon, as we were sitting outside the entrance watching seven hummingbird species argue over four feeders, we got a frantic call from the top deck. Continue Reading »