• What Do Salivador Dali and Lady Gaga Have In Common?

    “I don’t do drugs. I am drugs.” ~ Salvadore Dali The kids, John and I were discussing Salvador Dali after going to his Museum in Figures, Spain just 2 hours north of Barcelona. We thoroughly enjoyed learning about his life and his artwork.  While we didn’t always like everything he did, the art was always …

  • Art, Architecture and Appreciation of Culture In Barcelona!

    “Like a Grandpa bouncing a baby on his knee, Spain is a mix of old and new, modern and traditional.” ~Rick Steves When we talked about traveling in Spain we wanted it partly to be an education for our children.  Our oldest is majoring in French and Spanish.  Our middle son will study art.  Our …

  • Photos of the week – Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is a photographer’s paradise!  These pictures were taken by me and my husband John. Arenal Volcano at night.  We fell asleep watching it erupt. Arenal Volcano during the day.  It’s the volcano you used to draw as a kid! John’s picture of a glass wing butterfly…amazing!

  • Photo’s of the Week – Venice, Italy

    Everything in Venice is a picture! My sister in law and her family visited Venice last weekend during the annual Carnival. These are her pictures with a few of mine thrown in! Carnival Masks