UNEXPECTED VIEWS

Wretched A hutong in Beijing We accidentally stumbled on this third world side of China, when the toilet in our hotel room overflowed. It couldn’t be fixed at sundown.  They suggested for us to go to the hutong in the alley to brush our teeth and go to the bathroom ( a community of  houses…

THE MIRACLE OF GLASS

  Chagall was an artist  like Gaudi. Whatever material he used, it was to the fullest of its potential. Chagall stained glass windows in Nice, France was done in 1957. The 5th and 6th day of Creation. Motifs of Paradise. The great Tempter, bottom left, and above-on right the Tree of Knowledge. Chagall wanted an…

WEEKEND READING

LITERAL – looking for a book for this Sunday, oh yeah that one. But then I saw another one. Oh no, this one! Ended up with not know which to choose, so here they are, two of my rows of most of my cherished art books. A mix of biographies and how-to books. One Word…

ENJOYING THE PARK

SCROLL DOWN FOR THURSDAY DOORS The word “park” is used facetiously here. In the Los Angeles basin “parks” are not only for trees and lawns with flowers, but  a beautiful set of buildings and shops with lots of landscaping but some locals also may call this a park.   Part of the Irvine Spectrum (shops,…

AWAKE IN THE WEEKEND

Awake and trying boundaries:) One Word Sunday       About 40 min. from where I live Sunday Tree              Tree Hill

APRILICIOUS

  SCROLL DOWN FOR THURS. DOORS! Cobblestones side walks and a brick street with lanterns.  Left overs from centuries gone by,  I make my way to the Wijk by Duurstede castle Hopscotching on cobble stones coming home on a week day getting off the bike That would be life in Wijk … in the middle…

WEEKEND MAC ASLEEP

MacKenzie, our seventh grand -she was a terrific  sleeper as a baby. In her toddler years she was a handful.  Now she is very strong physically and not easily to influence. Am extremely grateful that the women in our family do not have the snowflake mentality. One Word Sunday           Sshhh,…

THE RED LINE

  This 9 x 7 feet painting took ten years in the making! close to be finished …   At first sight a simplistic and innocent painting, but one of the characteristics of many of my work is to paint it in a way that is “slightly off!” What is slightly “off” here, is that…

APRIL BE NICE

The ones who had a winter had a long cold winter. The ones who had summer, had a long hot summer.  April needs to be nice to us, so we can get used  to our next season.         Two roll down balcony doors, having some capuccino on a quiet afternoon (during siesta…

EASTER WEEKEND

 A HAPPY EASTER OR RESURRECTION DAY for the ones who celebrate it. My hangout this week was the Jesh Studio and  today it is Good Friday! and my busy Easter weekend is already starting. From the  (CLICK on url)   Jeshstudio.wordpress.com I was not able to link to Weekend Reflection, so I do it here….

LET IT BE SPRING

  If you wonder why you may not get an immediate reply, is I will be at All Seasons post here (Mon-Wed.) and most of the week on my other blog the Jesh Studio at wordpress (click on the Lookout icon on the bottom). At the Jesh Studio I call myself Junieper (to remind myself…

ON A BENCH IN THE SUN

  A short post to begin with this week, but … who knows more will be added later. Am beginning to feel what the Northern people go through every winter. All I want right now is to sit on a chair or bench in the sun …. because on Tuesday SPRING BEGAN!      …