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"I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string." 
-L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

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The Changing of The Seasons

The light is shifting. It's dark still when we get up and the streaks of light wake up the house slowly as the children make their way...

Seaglass Dreaming

Somewhere in the deep dark days of January's winter weeks, I was doing research for our then up-coming trip to Portugal. I read article...

An Ode to Summer

There are bits of cardboard and glitter scattered across the floor. The lego bin seems to be permanently in use. There's evidence of...

Pastel de Nata and Octopus

We arrived in Lisbon, disheveled and hungry, eager to start our five week adventure in Portugal. After making it through customs which...

We are (still) Easter People

Easter felt dim this year. As I anticipated Holy Week and thinking about Jesus' life, death and resurrection and wanting to feel...

Come Walk with Me

There are many things that are unexpected to me on this trip, some are about Portugal itself, some are the truths that are revealed once...

When One is Stranded in London

It only was supposed to be a short jaunt from one gate to the other. We had three full days planned in London, full of jolly adventures...

Can we be friends?

I pull up my library's website, quickly log in, and start typing in words to the search engine. Some books come up rapidly but with...

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