Category Archives: Uncategorized

What A Gift

This trip, a long planned graduation present for Skye and Caroline, was intended to be the old fashioned kind where one introduces a young lady to Europe and fine art.  Yet, in reality, this adventure ended up being such a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Skye’s Final Photos

sorry for the huge delay! I was too busy enjoying Europe I fell behind on my uploading. These are the best from Spain. There are many more to see which will be on facebook when I finish editing all 5,000. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We’re home

My body tells me it’s 11:00 pm but my watch only says 7 pm…. It’s good to be home, doing laundry, unpacking treasures, filling the refrigerator. Unfortunately, Peter and Matt headed off to Pennsylvania for a lacrosse tournament tonight, so … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Trains, Buses, and more walking

As Beth has posted, Hotel Amadeus (once we found it since the Sevilla is a maze) was lovely;  quaint rooms with freshly ironed sheets, roof top terraces with wonderful shade umbrellas, a hot tub (which was really a cool tub … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Seville at 110 degrees

Whew it is hot here! And incredibly dry: the hotel keeps lots of containers around full of water, just to humidify the place. I feel like I’m drinking liters and liters of water and still getting roasted. We had breakfast … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Seville in Summer

It’s hot and dry here in Seville. The sky is clear blue and there are beautiful towers all over town set up against it. Colorful ceramic tiles are everywhere–on walls, under balconies, on roofs. True terra cotta walls… the streets … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Catalunya protests

Being the child of a union organizer I was curious this weekend to discover the reason for the discontent of the Spanish populous as evidenced by the camps of protestors in Catalunya square just two blocks from our apartment.  We … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment