...when you're having fun!Do I need to reintroduce myself as I emerge from my dark, dusty corner of the blogosphere? The past two months (I seriously can't believe that much time has come and gone since last I wrote) have been quite the adventure:Mitzvah DayWhat do you get when you help organize 300 members of… Continue reading Time flies…
The best gift I've given myself this year is that of travel. From the weeklong vacation I took to California at the beginning of January to see a dear friend get married, visit my dad, and meet my stepfamilysource imageto a Memorial Day reunion with my best friend in Chicagoto the impromptu Charleston dinner cruise… Continue reading I’m leeeeaving on a jet plane…
Thanksgiving 2011 started as every other has since I was a kid - with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. I remember when I thought getting up at 9:00 to see the Broadway numbers was early; now, I find myself kvetching, When is it gonna start? It's getting late! (You know you're old when...)After the Rockettes finished… Continue reading Thanksgiving #iPPP recap
... taking a break when you need it and not beating yourself up for doing so. Even if it's a break from something you usually enjoy. And the break lasts for two months. And it means not meeting some goals you had set for yourself.... having time to take in sights before seeing a dear… Continue reading Happiness is… (aka what I’ve been up to this fall)
The next two weeks are unusually busy ones, so I'll be taking a little hiatus from the blogosphere. Additionally, I'm a bit behind in visiting my commenters and new followers *waving hello* but I promise to stop by when I return from my bloggy break.Take care, and I'll blog with you soon. ☺
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
Bom dia!After our long, treacherous hike to the Moorish Castle yesterday (my thighs are killing me), we decided to take a much-needed day of rest (it might also have to do with the fact that I slept until noon-- in my defense, I stayed up 'till 2). We did go to a grocery store, Lidl,… Continue reading A day of rest
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!