A WATERY EXPRESSION: THE AQUAREL

SCROLL DOWN for THURS. DOORS! At times, ABC Wednesday throws me for a loop. For the A I had no inspiration. When I went to the English-Dutch dictionary,  I saw words like Art,  Arches (my favorite watercolor paper), Aquarel! Okay then, I got back “in the zone:)”   Watercolor, Up Hill or Down Hill? ©…

DECEMBER (17) IS TAKING SHAPE

ONE WHOLE WEEK to buy or make presents (for the stragglers among us). I am DONE (yay). The only thing left is wrapping them:) Shape is an endless subject, for there is no object without shape. Even the clouds have shapes (look at  my sky scape and tell me what you see!) Here are some…

THE RED and WHITE CONSPIRACY

  The ALL SEASONS post of this week is below this one! Interested in art? Look also the WEEKEND JOURNAL PAGE   For the comments, scroll down to the navy blue! Downtown Sacramento Old Town – some of my fellow Door conspirators  will be happy these doors are red. I’m not so much a conspirator…

WORTH THE PURSUIT?

    TWO DOORS – scroll down to the middle and the end!   Having a difficult  but meaningful conversation between old friends about  the training school, where he once was a student, and we teachers,  has been annulled. Was it worth the pursuit of saving the existence of the school?  Sadly, but YES! Some…

SUNDAY WISH

  My small wish is that the first good coffee place would be closer than an hour away. My big wish is that the wife the Dutch family who have been our friends for years and just stayed with us for a few days, was not so severely ill. Four years ago she made a…

TIME – WHERE DID IT GO?

  FOR THE COMMENT SECTION: keep scrolling down past the post till you come to the NAVY BLUE part:)   Some things are more enduring in our fast changing pace of the world. A few of these we preserve because of our love for historic sites, flowers.  Am happy a day still has 24 hours,…

THE “BETWEEN” LIFE

  This post is for the week of OCT.29 – NOV 4 If you’re new here, every meme/challenge fits in the  narrative  or theme of my post. Between summer and winter… summer gets all my energy like splashes of water reaching new  heights hibernation in winter necessary for contemplation of a new direction polishing  an…

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,…

SEPTEMBER MEMORIES

The ALL SEASONS -post of this week is underneath this one! If you don’t see the comment section,  CLICK on the TITLE of this post The memory of walking in hot sand feeling a light  breeze in the background the roar of the waves still reverberating in me holding them as close as I can…

SEPTEMBER CHANGES

  SCROLL DOWN for ALL the MEMES AND CHALLENGES, mes amis! they are listed on the bottom and are direct links Clicking on the title of this post,  makes the comment section visible! The Hague, where we went to college, and our son as well. In the  city changes  can be visible by  the architectural…

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,…

A SEPTEMBER LOOKOUT

  A Classy way to look out! One of the windows of the Chinese Garden of the Huntington Library. Last Tuesday I saw what looked like a mist between the trees (I live in the forest). When I stepped out on the deck, I knew it wasn’t mist because I smelled the smoke of a…