My favorite five this week: On coffee and poets

Coffee, café as it is referred to in Portugal, is an integral part of daily life here.  You will find a spot to have a quick expresso at a mall, a sidewalk kiosk, a pastelaria, at a counter in a grocery store or in a café tucked in between shops on just about any street in Lisbon. The option is either for a quick café … Continue reading My favorite five this week: On coffee and poets

This week’s (and last week’s) five faves

I am trying to keep up with posting my Friday Faves but have gotten behind with Thanksgiving and now the holidays. One thing I must share is that since moving to Portugal my social life has picked up to where it was from my college years through my 30’s and that’s a good thing. Times when I would be at my computer, I’m now out … Continue reading This week’s (and last week’s) five faves

Friday Faves from pastries to architecture

It’s a typical winter day in Cascais which is very much like January in Southern California, mild temperatures, a predicted high of 64 degrees Fahrenheit, and a lot of rain. A perfect day for staying inside and writing and sharing my Friday Faves. Number one fave this week: Groceries Produce, poultry, meat, fish and seafood are plentiful here and the prices reflect it. The produce … Continue reading Friday Faves from pastries to architecture

It’s Fave Friday, November 15, 2019

Four Friday Faves this week. I know, I said there would be five faves each Friday but my mind has been on… The Impeachment Hearings! Finally, Pelosi could no longer keep her finger in the dyke and relented to cries for an impeachment hearing. The first day, Wednesday, was awesome. I watched the first several hours and was impressed with the witnesses and the questioning … Continue reading It’s Fave Friday, November 15, 2019

First Fave Friday…on a Saturday

I decided to begin a weekly post titled Fave Friday with my Five Faves of the week. Fridays have always been the best days of the week for me since design school when after brutal “crits” (project reviews), free beer was supplied by out wonderful professors. After a few beers, some of us would retire back to the studio and play penny poker for hours, … Continue reading First Fave Friday…on a Saturday