SOME UNEXPECTED, SOME NOT

        Manicured “everything” in the city: the buildings, the roads, the shops. Novelty, exotic foods, high fashions, it’s all there in Roseville, CA! After our gelato trip of her older sister’s birthday, Macenzie saw me taking shots while exploring and doing the touristy thing. She grabbed me by the arm, indicating she…

AMADOR 2017

  Last year I did a post on Amador County, where hubby and I live on an unpaved road, after having lived for  3 decades in Los Angeles’ suburbs. The reason for this culture shock was to have space to do bigger paintings. Still haven’t given up the specialty stores like Trader Joe,, Aaron Brothers,…

ALL SEASONS – SEPTEMBER IS FOR COMING TOGETHER

If you don’t see the comment section, CLICK on the Title of this post!                 Hello Seasons Bloggers, Link is open Sunday Sept 10 to Wednesday evening 7pm, Sept 13 Hope you fared well last two weeks! Thank all of you who connected with me throughout the week:):) Fall on the Northern Hemisphere,…

ALL SEASONS – JULY FAVORITES

                                  Hello all Seasons bloggers, Link open from Sunday through Wednesday evening, 7 pm Pacific time It is a treat to see all the ways you view your Season, so thank you for all the beauty I get to see! For some reason July is very inspirational. As always you can do whatever you…

FLAGS – Weekend GREEN and Fri HUNT

  No story here, but I wouldn’t want to miss posting these images and the delight they brought. Could not find the flags I had in mind. Not perfect, but they’re flags in front of a store in Auburn, CA Who knows this will inspire me for a post for July 4th:)      …

EXPLORING … ANYTHING!

  Here, am pretending to be one of the bloggers who find all kinds of hieroglyphics on rocks in the desert – I wish! But I did want a different kind of post, that has the flavor of exploring   Shells, rocks, and beads  in a mosaic. Painting is kind of “heady, ” but I…

ALL SEASONS -More .. (April-23)

     Sunday April 23 – Wednesday April 26, 2017 Hello Seasons Bloggers Thank you much for your lovely flowers, interesting trips and stories and beautiful and stunning captures last week! You guys are my favorite bloggers! How interesting some of you celebrated the past holidays, and we are not done yet! Aril 25, ANZAC…

BROKEN AND BEAUTIFUL

shattered in pieces … when repaired there is always that line, scar, or hole A Japanese method is to repair with gold “Repair” becomes precious this way.   Tower of church in Wijk by Duurstede, province of Utrecht, Holland (Tue Treasure, Travel Tue., Travel Photo Thurs, Sky Watch) Trying to make sense of brokenness looking…

A NEW BEGINNING

  A NEW BEGINNING Exciting Scary Hopeful Planning But first saying goodbye to the past (which is last week, lol)                   The Good: Afterglow of a surprise from a brother in Holland to his sis in the USA a week ago. This collage is from Smilebox –…

ALL SEASONS – A Brighter 2017

             Hello All Seasons Bloggers, Hope you all were okay going through the holidays. Loved all the Christmassy announcements and displays even though you were as busy as I was during the holidays:):) Really, all of you are troopers! Thank you! The Hebrew year (which did start in October) is called “The Sword of the…

ALL SEASONS – CREATIVITY in October- November

Hello ALL SEASONS bloggers, Sunday Oct. 30 –  Wednesday, November 2 Your blog posts are all out of this world! I can see you’re putting time and attention into it. Thumbs up:) Except for coming to your blog, I love and do read your comments on here, but sometimes forget to reply to specifics of…

ALL SEASONS – BRIGHT OCTOBER 24

    Hello ALL SEASONS Bloggers,  Sunday October 24 Thank you so much for all of your posts last week! They were exceptional, beautiful and lovely! Hope you know that the title is not an indication what your image needs to look like -you can do what you had in mind for this week! How is October…