A Stroll Around Faro With the Barretts


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


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

Black and White Pictures of Paris from 2009

Lagniappe, Travel

If you’ve spent any time on social media these days, you’ve seen posts of “7 Days Black and White Pictures – No People – No Explanation.” I decided to post some black and white pictures of Paris from 2009. Just because. And, since I have this contrarian tendency to flout arbitrary rules and because 8 […]

November 1, 2017

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