Smile for me once more

“Teardrops are falling from your Spanish eyes/Please, please don’t cry/This is just adios and not goodbye.”  Lyrics to Blue Spanish Eyes.   “Smile for me once more”. 9 x 12 mixed media portrait (acrylic and oil pastels) in Strathmore Mixed Media Visual Journal. She ought to smile because I struggled with getting her out from […]

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The rain in Spain results in adjusting my sails

“She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” Elizabeth Edwards. Not long after we arrived in Spain, we had two days of bad weather. All four of us accepted that there would be no long walks on the Paseo Maritimo in Torremolinos, no exploring other […]

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TBT – Souvenirs from Seville and Castilla-La Mancha (the heart of old Spain)

“If you’re feeling fancy free, come wander through the world with me, and any place we chance to be, will be a rendez-vous. Two for the road, we’ll travel through the years, collecting precious memories, selecting souvenirs and living life the way we please.” ~ Henry Mancini. As so many tourists do, I come home […]

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