Monthly Archives: November 2013

J is for Joy Ride

When my first daughter was a baby and I couldn’t get her to sleep, I would put her in her infant seat and go for a drive. It didn’t take long, just a few minutes, really, and she was snoozing. … Continue reading

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M is for My Personal A to Z Challenge

A while ago I discovered Julie Dawn Fox and her blog on Portugal at My husband and I have explored a lot in the year plus we’ve lived in this beautiful country. For instance, here’s a photo of the medieval … Continue reading

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“I Left My Phone in Old Lisboa”

(Sung to the tune of “I Left My Heart in San Francisco“)  The loveliness of Porto seems somehow sadly gay The glory of Tomar is of another day I’d been terribly content with my fella in Penela Why did I … Continue reading

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You’ve Got a Book in You

Have you ever thought: “I should write a book”? (I know some of you have, especially my Bunny sisters, because you told me so when I published Rabbit Trail.) But you didn’t have a clue how to go about it, right? … Continue reading

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It’s been exactly one week since my younger daughter was married. I love her, love her husband, love his family. My only complaint is that the wedding weekend went by so fast. It was a blur of greeting old friends, … Continue reading

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