Ria Formosa

Our private boat tour of the Ria Formosa lagoon in the Algarve region of southern Portugal, just outside of downtown Faro (it wasn't *supposed* to be private, but because it's the off season, and apparently other people aren't as enthusiastic about boat rides in January as we are, it became private =D). It was BEAUTIFUL. [...]

Apples in Ipswich

New England fall is beautiful. The air is crisp, the sun is out, the trees are a rainbow. It's a true gift, a gift to be lived. This weekend, fall led us to Russel Orchards in Ipswich on the North Shore of Massachusetts. There are hay rides, pumpkins, animals, farm stands, and of course, never-ending [...]

Sitting by the Lake

For one of my journalism classes today, we had to do an 'observation exercise' (aka, sit somewhere on campus, look at things, and write down what we saw). Of course, I used this as an excuse to sit by the lake in the center of campus and relax for a bit: ---- Down the steep, [...]