20 Years From Now...

"20 YEARS FROM NOW," Mark Twain said, “you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than the ones you did.”
THIS online journal is dedicated to our next 20 years!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Lisbon's National Tile Museum

Our first visit to Portugal in 2015 introduced us to the beautiful tiles that adorn so many of this nation's buildings. When we arrived back in Lisbon this month our first destination was the Museu Nacional do Azulejo (National Tile Museum). 

Monday, March 20, 2017

A Return to Lisbon

We knew from our initial (and all too short) visit last year that we wanted to spend more time in Lisbon and earlier this month we did just that. Flying from Boston to Lisbon via TAP Portugal was an easy and enjoyable five-hour flight. We arrived at 7:15 in the morning and by 9:00 am had settled into our cozy Airbnb flat

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Coral Castle

Both John and I had read years ago about Edward Leedskainin and his ability to singlehandedly move huge stones. A small man who weighed in at around 100 pounds moved Stonehenge size rocks and the end result of his 28-years labour is Rock Gate House, later renamed Coral Castle.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Key West

Key West is the most southerly location in the continental US and a 3.5 hour drive south of Miami.


Saturday, February 18, 2017

Wolfsonian Museum, South Beach

Finding the Wolfsonian Museum in South Beach is a snap. The exterior is about as bold, bright and brilliant as a building can get.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens & Holocaust Memorial

Nestled in a northeasterly corner of the city is the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. A surprisingly small, 2.5-acre paradise, it is home to tropical plants, trees, shrubs and more importantly a much needed serene, quiet, green space in a bustling urban area.

Friday, February 10, 2017

South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida

The sand stretches for miles and miles here in southern Florida and it's easy to understand South Beach's worldwide appeal. Just look at that blue sky, sand and surf!

Saturday, February 4, 2017

South Beach = Art Deco

We're currently housesitting in Miami Beach home to its famed South Beach and beautiful art deco architecture.

Sunday, January 29, 2017