The Friend Whisperer The story is about my husband, Douglas. The most extraordinary aspect of Douglas is his ability to make friends wherever we go. He never meets a stranger, in that everyone he encounters is fascinating to him, and he cannot wait to hear their stories. I call him the "Friend Whisperer!" In Quarteria,... Continue Reading →
Wonderful secluded beach in Portimao, Portugal Dreaming of Wading in the Water Posted for the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge, February 22, 2019, hosted this week by The Snow Melts Somewhere. The prompt is Dreamy.
Ancient versus Modern in Alicante, Spain It was quite a contrast to see the ancient Roman ruins with modern building right next door. It was like being in two worlds. the tall, current buildings were a contrast to the smaller structures of the past. Posted for the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge by Something to Ponder... Continue Reading →
On the first of our Hawaiian vacations, I learned that doing nothing but sitting with a book by the ocean was a great use of vacation time. I stopped trying to see everything, and sat down just to rest my weary body. There was so much beauty around me to slow my heart down. Relaxing... Continue Reading →
Oh, to see the light in Maui, Hawaii again! Of all the places that we have visited, Maui in Hawaii would be the one I would most love to revisit. There was a light, almost a glow, that seemed much brighter and life-affirming there than anywhere else we have traveled. In this picture, I was... Continue Reading →
Pathways remind me of choices: which way to go to maximize a day's opportunities for reflection and fun? Pathways rarely used lead to surprising places and make it possible to experience views and create memories that few others have witnessed. Villajoisa, Spain: Roman ruins: Pathway to the past. Portimao, Portugal! Step Carefully! Elche, Spain: Which... Continue Reading →
I decided to join this challenge, as I have a photo that I think will inspire people to want to travel. Also, the photo highlights the beauty and peacefulness of a body of water. Lastly, the sculpture invites reflection, mainly as you wonder what the sculptor was thinking and who was the inspiration or muse... Continue Reading →