A Stroll Around Faro With the Barretts


Travel

Faro – Our First Stop in Portugal Debra and I decided that it was past time that we took a trip to Portugal. So, in March 2018, we did just that. We spent the first week of the trip in the lovely, small Algarve-region town of Faro. The Algarve region is enormously popular in the […]

June 25, 2018

Springtime in Seville


Travel

Springtime in Seville You want to go to Spain, perhaps visit several cities, and you’re wondering which cities and what time of year. Make Seville – the heart of Andalusia in southern Spain – one of the cities. And go in late March or early April. Springtime in Seville is a delight. Southern Spain can […]

February 2, 2018

Gaudi Casa Mila or “La Pedrera” Lagniappe


Lagniappe, Travel

This lagniappe post is a visit to the rooftop of the Gaudi Casa Mila or “La Pedrera” in Barcelona. You might remember the post that we did back in February 2017 featuring Gaudi’s Park Guell. You can find it here. Rebecca at Artsy found it and reached out to us after reading the post Here at […]

January 14, 2018

Many Paths – Journey Lagniappe


Lagniappe, Travel

Many Paths You may have noticed a lapse in posts. I spent a couple of weeks in Peru hiking the Inca Trail with one of our sons – something we’ve been talking about for years. Right before I returned, Debra flew to France with a couple of dear friends for a “girls’ trip.” The schedules […]

October 8, 2017

10,000 Steps Through the 10,000 Buddhas Monastery


Travel

Time Travel – Hong Kong 2009 – 10,000 Buddhas Monastery Today we’re journeying back in time, up a mountain, and through the 10,000 Buddhas Monastery in Hong Kong. It’s mid-March, 2009. We’re in Hong Kong, enjoying a trip that Debra won (yes, that’s what I said – she won) courtesy of Central Market, a wonderful […]

September 2, 2017