Rose Garden Painting

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” -Matisse We visited these gorgeous, blooming roses in our neighborhood park a few weeks ago. I had this romanticized idea of a rose garden painting picnic since watercolors are Rose’s latest obsession. When I say obsession, I mean she wants to go paint out […]

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Topkapi Palace

There’s lots of noteworthy sightseeing in Istanbul, but Topkapi Palace is a must-do. This was my second time visiting, and it did not disappoint. I saw some new details and visited the restaurant, which I didn’t even notice during my first visit years ago. The palace, which includes four gorgeous courtyards, was home to the […]

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