Portugal Roundabouts

Portugal Roundabouts

In Portugal, there are some unique things you take notice.  How the homes sparkle with hand-painted tiles, the abundance of lemon and orange trees, and the popularity of pastelerias, or bakeries in English. But if you’re living in a small town such as Sao Joao...
Fort of Solitude

Fort of Solitude

Solitude is not a bad word, unless you’re an extroverted person who shudders of the thought. I personally think the word “solitude” gets a bad rap. It tends to let others know that you’re not as sociable or fun as someone who is the life of the...
Valentine Roses at the Pond

Valentine Roses at the Pond

You know when you get up in the morning, you can never tell that you’re going to paint a great painting.  It really never enters my mind as much as “I want to paint something beautiful that moves me”.  Well, that’s just what happened.  And I...