03-15-13 Behind the Green Door?

Readers of a certain age and experience may recognize the allusion in today’s post title. All I will say is that there was a film made in the 70s by the same title. The title is testament to the fact that I sometimes am at a total loss to find a creative title for my…

03-14-13 Portugal!

The thing I remember about the day we spent on Tavira Beach on the south coast of Portugal, which is considered one of the best beaches in Portugal, is that it was cold and windy. By “cold” I think it must have been in the low 70s. Boy, do I long for the cool 70s!

10-03-12 A Few Explorers

I am posting this to break the endless monotony of colorful fall photos. And today I am taking you to the Monument To the Discoveries in Lisbon, Portugal. I think that’s Prince Henry the Navigator taking the lead. Vasco da Gama is third in line. And, if you want to know more, check this out.

05-29-12 Lisbon Trolly #12

Lisbon is famous for its vintage trolleys and If you go, you have to ride them. They are especially useful for making your way up the fairly steep hills that guard the relatively narrow central part of Lisbon. The other good thing about riding local mass transit like this, is that you get to mix…

05-28-12 Window Shopping

So I’ve gone back to Lisbon this week – at least I’ve gone back to the photo collection from Lisbon, Portugal. This photo was taken on the run under less than ideal circumstances. What drew me to the window was the beautiful purple tones of this fabric. But I also love the presentation, with all…