Are you a Hot House Flower too? 

I’ve been teased that I’m a delicate “hot house flower” given my distaste for the brisk waters of the northern Atlantic – even here in one of the southern most climes of Europe – the sunny warm Algarve.  At its warmest in southern Portugal, which is late summer and fall, the Atlantic water average soars … Read more

I get letters: What do I do now?!

I often get letters from folks sharing their experiences and asking questions. This correspondence can offer spectacular insights and musings that answer questions that many others have on their mind. So I’m sharing this one with you today… “Hi Becca, I have a question. You, like many others, use the words ‘you have to do … Read more

Portugal – Where Wine is Cheaper than Water

I’m connecting with you from our new home in Lagos – in southern Portugal. As you might know if you’ve been reading my last few blogs, Ron and I touched down in this land of enchantment with our visas about 7 weeks ago and doing our best to get settled.