Hello dear friends… We are not currently “Discovering Portugal” as the title suggests. We are safe and sound in Northern California, and like many, we are not able to travel. But today, I came across this article which I hope you will be able to access. I will paste the link here. We wait andContinue reading “Hello Friends”
Our dear friend Barbara B. said…”Oh I miss your blog.” What a beautiful thing to say. We miss it, too. So here’s a day in our lives in Fort Myers. Love to you all. And Barbara.
We are self-isolating here with Jack at his place in Fort Myers. Wishing you all the very very very best and thank you for being a part of our Portugal journey. We hope to go back to Portugal when the time is right for further exploring. We absolutely totally loved the experience. Janet, Donny, andContinue reading “SELF-ISOLATING”
This is brief… we made it to Boston last night. Onward today to Fort Myers Florida. Mental exhaustion much more than physical. More later about travel and re-entry. All industry workers exhausted too but doing great job. Only 1 hour to process through screening thanks to a slew of Boston EMTs and PARAMEDICS manning theContinue reading “BOSTON”
Travel is not always glamorous.
Everything is changing so fast. Yesterday Donny and I made the decision to fly back to the United States. As of now, we are booked to fly out tomorrow, Tuesday March 17, from Lisbon to Boston with touchdown in the Azores. We won’t get off the plane in the Azores. If all goes well, weContinue reading “RETURNING TO THE USA”
MUM’S One of the gals who works the front desk at Pontalaia where we stay mentioned that her friends had opened their restaurant for the season and that we should stop by. And because last night was our 9th Anniversary.. we did. Simply phenomenal. These industry professionals have brought all of their love and warmthContinue reading “MUM’S”
As of now…. BOSTON LOGAN is one of the 13 airports for entry. Then you get screened and sent on to your final destination. And you agree to self-isolate for 14 days. Our return tickets are still for April 5. Portugal-Boston-Fort Myers. Monitoring the constant changes. Portugal has issued “State of alert.” Schools closed alongContinue reading “EARLY MORNING SAGRES”
Thirty four years ago I gave birth to Ian on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. And now he and his lovely lady, Ashley, are expecting water baby River. Here they are in Fort Myers, Florida. The baby (boy or girl? nobody knows?) expected in mid-June. I am so thankful for the internet and WHATSAPP and for beingContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY IAN”
We will make our way back to the U.S.A. when travel settles down a bit and when we have a better understanding of what we will need to do when we land in the States. Thanks for all the love and support.