In contrast with the expression “stone cold, ”  my experience of stone is reliable and warm

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Corner building – I believe Lucca (Italy) – it looks OLD!
One Word Sunday: Old, Tue Texture *Travel Tue, Travel Photo Thurs )






For Floral Bliss, Floral Fri Foto
Ritta, your weekly flowers captured are a treasure
Nick, the origin of the flowers are always so interesting to read







Desperate for a Door in Lucca – well, half a door it is for this week!
ABC – Black (chairs), Thurs. Doors, Fri Hunt: (Black) Chairs







Lost a lot of my rules  about clothes changed since I started painting for an audience. Fri Hunt is asking something I would wear – two days ago I chose these shorts with an orange top.




Fri Hunt
Begin with C: Chairs: Photo above
Building: first photo
Something I wear


Amsterdam is known for its many canals, but it is not the only place. Delft, where we several times stayed over night with our friends, lived at a canal too.  They went with the canoe to do groceries sometimes, to avoid traffic!
Here a reflection of one of them and fence.
Randomosity; the Good,  Fences ATW,  Weekend Reflection








Passing this tempting booth on the local Sat. open air  market.
Strawberries or blackberries, anyone?





In Italy we saw many vineyards along the way, like in the area we live, so we felt immediately at home
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What do you see in the sunset?
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42 thoughts on “STONE BUT NOT COLD

    • Thank you Dan. At first (coming to the UStates) I was unsure how well wooden buildings would hold up, because I was so used to stone, but since hubs works with wood I finally adjusted to living in a wooden house:)

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      • Here in New England, we have many wooden buildings that have stood up to 200-250 winters and stormy springs. Building codes in the US have evolved over time to leave us with some very stable structures. I love the look of stone, but I’m comfortable in a wooden home.


  1. A great old building Jesh. perfect for the One Word challenge – many thanks for linking it in.
    It reminds me of a corner I often walk past on a river in Edinburgh – especially with the yellows further up. And you right about the temperature, you’ve definitely captured the warmth here.


  2. I’ve always wanted to visit Lucca. We nearly got there once but had to drive on by. Now I’ve seen one of it’s buildings. 🙂


  3. Jesh, I loved all of these. I do enjoy a stone building even though we don’t live in one and all the other shots were lovely as well. Looks as if you’d best be careful rounding the corner by that building, though. Italy was the first place I’d ever seen mirrors on the street to make turning safer. 🙂



  4. I do love stone buildings although I’ve never lived in one. I think it is the history I love as it is possible the same stone has been used in a number of different buildings. Strawberries for me and those shorts look perfect for the hot temperatures.


  5. So pretty painterly short, truly for an artist…and I just imagine to be in Delft, sitting there at the bench by the canal and reading a book about water carriers…and than one of them comes out of the water…


  6. Those strawberries and blackberries look absolutely delicious! I love the stone building shot – so European. We just don’t have that kind of building around here! I would love to go get my groceries in a canoe – good exercise!


  7. What a beautiful series of images. I love the shot of the old building. I am really enjoying the worldly flavor of your post today. The berries look delicious! Thanks so much for joining Friday’s Hunt. Have a great rest of the week!


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