Remember when I got off schedule two weeks ago for a really fun reason (and never blogged about it because I got off schedule last week for less fun reasons)? Here's that long-overdue explanation.Thursday, March 25The day started out like any other. Hubby went to work, or so I thought, and I was crazy busy with meetings… Continue reading I’m surrounded by liars
Today was SUCH a Monday. Fortunately, there were a few pick-me-ups that got me through my day. Ellen DeGeneres tweeted about this video today. I have no idea how this group managed to orchestrate it. It's incredible! I'm excited because this is arriving on my doorstep tomorrow.Is this kid tough or what? After scaring the… Continue reading Fighting the Monday blahs
Thanks for the memories, Portugal. Until we meet again...
Okay, my photo bug is getting worse. I took 231 pics today. My camera is going to feel so unloved once it gets back to the States.Since today is a 12 of 12, I decided to select only 12 photos to share with you today. I'm a little too tired to scrap them right now,… Continue reading Castles, palaces, and toys (oh my!)
Another day, another 180 pictures.Today we went to Belém to see the National Museum of Coaches and the Jerónimos Monastery. On our way, we saw a Burger King, and I loved its sign "Auto King." This is to advertise its drive-through, which is apparently uncommon in Portugal.Belém is home to the President's Palace. Note the… Continue reading A royal day
Today, we traveled back in time with a visit to the Moorish Castle in Sintra. I took over 100 photos, so I whittled them down and put them into a video. Enjoy!
Lots of sightseeing today. Our first stop was Cabo da Roca (literally the End of Rock), which is the western most point in Europe.Pictured below: 1) I inadvertently lied the other day when I said aloe grows in abundance here. Apparently it's a plant commonly referred to as the Dangerous Invader because of how quickly… Continue reading The winner takes it all