Words scrawled across the ocean, with the curves and dips of calligraphy, relay a full story: 1) The sound of […]
letters from valLetters from around the world that touch on traveling, love and joy, (etc..) Hope you enjoy!
Open Your Hands and Look
Do you see what I see: white fluff floating off trees like light snow; an army of ants finding their […]
The Universe Says, “There’s Enough”
Dear Friends, Exactly a year and a half ago, I hung out with a hot surfer twice, while on vacation. […]
Directions To and In the Garden
If you journey to the top of the hill, you’ll find a curtain of trees. Thick, dark leaves, yards impenetrable. Stop […]
Tenho Saudades Tambem
Saudade is a word in Portuguese and Galician that has no direct translation in English. It describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or profound […]
What Would Thoreau Think Of Facebook?
It’s the middle of the night. Thoughts were layering themselves like a lasgana in my head; and soon, I realized […]
A New Beginning in Fontainhas, Cascais
Dear Friends, When I opened my bedroom window, and soon after the kitchen window, the views were identical: raindrops suspended on […]
Movements of Silence
In front of Pastelaria Pau de Canela, a boy, in a tie-dye shirt, runs past the pigeons causing them to […]
O Pescador (The Fisherman)
The voices in the restaurant almost drown out the strains of music. Only three tables are occupied, yet the room […]
The Body Pays — To Antonio Variaçãoes (obrigada Duarte)
You said, “The body pays.” Oh new one– these ideas are for tomorrow. “When the head is convinced , the body suffers. Let it suffer. Let it suffer, if you’re liking it.” We imagined this moment since birth, but let’s talk about this tomorrow.