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Quiet in Alfama

Last week, we ventured into Lisbon proper (aside from being at the airport, we’ve only skirted through the outskirts since…

Backing away

After a couple of stops on the eastern seaboard to visit family and friends for the first time in a…

So long Rockies

As we prepare to head across the pond, return to Portugal and meet our annual visa requirements, I took a…

Bittersweet

As the summer creeps into Colorado, we prepare to leave it for Portugal. We’ve waited so long to be able…

Fourteen Months

Fourteen months lost. Fourteen months of too much death, sickness and bad news. Fourteen months of lockdown. Fourteen months of…

A Shot in the Arm

A little over a week ago, I became eligible in the state of Colorado for the COVID vaccine (Melissa, being…

Winter has come, again

As we bid adieu to this wretched year, we find ourselves doing what we were doing just as the virus…