I Wasn’t Ready To Leave.

The next couple of days were calm and relaxing on around the farm.  Andrew worked each day while sat on the upstairs porch, working through email and Skype. I even had a conversation with my divorce lawyer that was 100% awful. Work was getting more intense, I did have three state pageants to produce in … Continue reading I Wasn’t Ready To Leave.


Our First Fight.

Mornings were my favorite; waking up next to Andrew, making tea and sitting on the porch with my laptop and the most incredible view I had ever seen.  It took me a few days to adjust to the time change, but almost no time at all to adjust to him.   As I sat there … Continue reading Our First Fight.

It Was Magic.

The moment that Andrew wrapped me in his arms and we kissed I knew I had made the right decision by flying to Portugal.   He lived about an hour out of Lisbon and since we were in the city he had a few errands to run, in typical European style government offices were only open … Continue reading It Was Magic.


Andrew was the perfect distraction.  He was from Portugal but had lived in the US since college and only recently moved back to his family home in the countryside outside of Lisbon.  Andrew was straight forward, giving, passionate, funny, and interesting...and I only knew this from his email, I hadn't even heard his voice yet. … Continue reading Andrew.