Oh, Hello Again

I’m sorry that I’ve stayed away from this space the past several months.  2017 was a challenging year, fraught with personal loss, life transitions and so much negativity in our political environment.  I spent most of the time away from here focusing on re-centering my family, counting my blessings while still going about the day-to-day. …

Summer Adventure Begins

Wishing everyone a happy Fourth of July! We’re off to a little summer adventure. I’ll try to post often depending on wireless connections and availability. I will most likely will be on Instagram so hope to see you there. Early Fourth of July fireworks this weekend, view from our backyard

Salvation From The Cold

It’s March and yet we’ve got a few inches of snow again yesterday, enough to delay school openings and cause a bit of a mess. I tried not to complain about this winter but it’s hard not to. I want to be hopeful but it’s challenging when you see yet another snowflake icon in your …

Gaudi Everywhere

It is hard to imagine Barcelona without Antoni Gaudi, the famous architect whose crazy, creative work seems to be everywhere in Barcelona. I fell in love with his work the first time I came here many years ago. And I fell in love again with it this time around. Behind the creative chaos are logic …

Change of Pace

Much needed change of scenery. What can I say? This is my happy place where I find calm and feel restored. I hope that you are having wonderful weekend.

School’s Out

The last day of school was yesterday. Like the girls, I am ready for a change in pace and scenery. I am looking forward to long days of not doing much, of hearing laughter (and bickering) in the yard, of discovering different things and places. Most of all, I can’t wait to be here to …