We received a number of lovely housewarming gifts, including this delightful fellow. It reminded me of some art I saw at the Denver Art Museum. I wonder if it is just one wire? I can’t seem to find an end, although I suppose that is a good thing.


I have a vision of a plant filled apartment, but my track record of taking care of plants is, well, abysmal at best. This may turn into a very expensive, non-lucrative hobby. Dane picked out this lovely croton (look at me, learning about plants! 🥳) and named it Fuego. And yes, expect more photos of […]


We’ve now lived in Madrid for three months, and it feels like forever and no time at all. About a week and a half ago, we received all the furniture we shipped over from Seattle. The relief associated with settling into our new home has been astronomical. This past weekend, I set up my home […]


I adore that slate grey edging along this building. It reminds me of piping on cakes (my first job, in case you were wondering!).


If I were famous, would I want a stone bust of myself, let alone atop a prominent building? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯¯


You know what really grinds my gears? All you people taking my photo without asking first.


Another view of the Royal Palace of Madrid.

Weather vane

Loving that this weather vane has el oso y el madroño.


Just four of them though.


So much is blue, from cloudless skies to skyscrapers that try to blend in.