LVI – Windy Moods

Though not consciously all of the time, I believe we’re all too aware of how the weather influences human dispositions. I knew this to be true in Portugal, when the long, warm, sunny summer days made me feel quite elated in comparison to the short, miserable winter ones. But, my realisation of the weather/mood connection … Continue reading LVI – Windy Moods



Yesterday, I went for a walk with my baby boy and my (not so baby) 2 year old girl. Somewhere along the way she is walking with one foot on concrete and another on grass. A. - Look Daddy, one foot here and another one there. Me - (trying to expand her vocabulary) Yes, one … Continue reading Grounded

LV – Buying a House

“We were together, I forget the rest.” Walt Whitman “Buy only the home you need, not the house you can afford.” Advice from a realtor We bought a house – a townhouse, to be more precise, in a complex totalling 8. Is it the house of our dreams? Sure, why not? It’s a place where … Continue reading LV – Buying a House