Charleston, SC

We just arrived in Charleston, swooping in over Labor Day weekend. Hurricane Dorian isn’t scheduled to land until Wednesday or so. It may veer another direction in the meantime, so we’ll hope for the best. Our house here is completely charming, decorated to the teeth. We are very comfortable, right in the toe of theContinue reading “Charleston, SC”

On the Edge of a Cliff at Shag Point

Pulling up at our new house on Shag Point there wasn’t much to see. A thick screen of trees and bushes separates the house from the road. Enter the gate and it all changes. The house overlooks the ocean, with lovely small gardens tucked in on either side. Bushes, potted plants and sculpture are combinedContinue reading “On the Edge of a Cliff at Shag Point”

Ballenita, our base in Ecuador

During our two weeks on the Santa Elena Peninsula, Ecuador, we rented a house in Ballenita. There were beds for many more than the two of us and we loved the huge outdoor area with a view of the ocean. Yes, there were container ships parked offshore, but we got used to it. The indoorContinue reading “Ballenita, our base in Ecuador”

Our new home in Invergordon, Scotland

This is our third month in Scotland, and everything looks really good. No boredom, no shortage of activities, and the weather is crazily good for early September. Two sunny days and a mostly sunny day–out of three. Our neighborhood is a strip of houses 1-2 blocks wide along the side of Cromarty Firth. Behind theContinue reading “Our new home in Invergordon, Scotland”