|a rainbow of drinks|
|view from the terrace|
a vacation with Monsieur or been away for Christmas so this is an adventure. Vacations with adult children are a different experience. When I was growing up, we did not have vacations with extended family. We often spent time with my parents' friends and their family. As an adult, I travelled with Monsieur's late mother frequently but my parents travelled as a couple. Here we are...a couple with different rhythms and eating habits and another adult! How do we negotiate the days?
|first day out|
Today, my daughter and I will take the bus to town to visit markets and shops. I have done this a lot of times so it won't be a new experience for me. She is looking forward to the day. We don't have a lot of money to spend so our purchases must be well-considered. Monsieur will stay home and explore our neighbourhood. I envy women with "shopping husbands" but mine is definitely not one of them. We'll meet back at the apartment to go out for dinner.
My husband grew up with an island summer home. He is used to water sports and small boats. I suffered from motion sickness as a child and I'm not overly fond of jet-ski boats or water taxis. I enjoy the colours of the flowers and the ocean. I'm happy to read some of the time. I was going to bring sketching pencils but I travelled with
|The House of the Sweet Dreams is for sale.|
The house across the street is for sale. It has 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and a pool. It costs just a bit more that our apartment at home. The blues in this complex remind me of Greece.
|flowers outside the door|