March 23, 2010
This book was made shortly after we arrived home in late October 2007 and is chronologically organized covering all aspects of our trip beginning at our home with the stuff we packed. It goes through the airport and travel phases and finally into Spain. We arrived in Madrid in the morning dog tired from too many hours of travel and had to navigate using Spanish language signs through Madrid’s Barajas Airport to the rail line to the subway and then to the high-speed train from Madrid to Toledo where we have booked our first night.
The photos will show how tired we were. All through the rail portion of the first day, we were totally beat and on edge. Once we arrived in Toledo and checked in, we had been up close to 24 hours. We decided to stay up until 9 PM so we could sync up with the local time. We ended up wondering around the streets of the old city for hours, climbing and descending the steep stone streets before finally ending up at a restaurant & bar across the street from our hotel. We ate jamon and drank Spanish beer and wine until we collapsed into our room at 9 pm. There was an open air ‘rock’ concert in the Plaza de Toros which reverberated around the city that night and actually helped us fall asleep with the cool breeze falling into the bedroom from the ancient open window of our room above the stone courtyard of the hotel and apartments. Enjoy if this www.blurb.com widget works well enough.
This book was preliminary and I am looking to re-publish with tighter editing. Cheers, Yarbz
March 21, 2010
January 12, 2010
SOME ART SHOTS I MADE CUZZA A FRIEND WHO CREATED A FACEBOOK GROUP AND I JOINED AND DID SOME PICS FOR IT AND THEY CAME OUT BETTER THAN I THOUGHT SO CHECK THEM OUT:
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December 16, 2009
I was uploading pics from a recent ski vacation, and found this pic of my boy and one of his first fish.
Busy busy in the new job. Never in front of the computer anymore.
November 18, 2009
We moved from the home office to the field office in Hartford Friday and Monday. It was a downgrade in environment but I made the best of it. I printed and framed some images for my beige walls and hung prints rather than use push pins… It make the palce look much nicer… Below are some before and afters of my area…