Change(s) first: Early in the new year my blog posts will appear on my new WordPress website, and this site will no longer be active. There’ll be a final post here indicating when that happens. The address for the website will remain the same,, but will have a whole fresh look.

Something else new: I’m been posting on, which I discovered at Julie Dawn Fox’s blog is of particular interest to me because I live in Portugal, but there’s always valuable info for the armchair traveler. Check it out!

And now for Hope: Click here: The Christmas Scale – YouTube

Wishing everyone a beautiful Christmas and a happy and healthy 2014…