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!      …

THE WIND WILL KNOW

The wind will know where to blow to give new seeds wake up the leaves hurry for it outruns winter storms sweeping spring into our garden. © St Germain   My promised update of a while ago. Still contemplating if I leave the little tree like it is, or accentuate it more …. but for…

ALL SEASONS – UPSIDE DOWN IN MARCH

    Hello All Seasons bloggers, This is the Sunday  of the time change in the USA. The link this week is open from Sunday March 11 through Wednesday March 15 till 7 pm, Pacific time. Thank you for your delightful and amazing posts! Such a pleasure to read about your Seasons! On this end…

THE MOVEMENT OF THE CITY

  Queen Emma  on horse, in Amsterdam (followed by Queen Wilhelmina, Q. Juliana, Q. Beatrix, presently Q. Maxima). Taken through several filters for a blurry effect (Tue Treasure, Travel Tue.)   R.I.P. On this Tuesday I heard that the present Minister-President of the Netherlands resigned, only 4 months in office, the day before a meeting…

STILL WINTER

  Am jazzed that it started snowing last Thursday, right in time for the Maro-Tex theme of this week: cold:) This winter is the coldest of the four years we have been living here. Thankful, I have adjusted to the cold after decades of mild temps in the Southern part of the state. Appreciating waking…

ALL SEASONS – A SURPRISE

    This is the three year anniversary of ALL SEASONS! An applause for all of you:):) LOVED you beautiful and interesting images last week! In the beginning I had internet trouble – am apologizing beforehand, hoping you all received a comment from me in the end. Wow, snow so soon after  the snow images…

STRAIGHT OR WRIGGLY

In the city straight lines are easy to find.The water looks almost like Glass. The river bordering Old Town, where Sacramento grew during the Gold Rush 1849 to a sprawling city, as it was connected to highway 49, the main vein of gold back then, and became later the Capital of California. They say there…

CHOICES

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! On the move with one’s house – what a choice! Don’t know anyone who lives like this, but it seems pretty adventurous! whatever FLOATS your boat, as they say… In Groningen, the N. of the Netherlands where my brother lives. (Randomosity, Tue Travel, ABC Wed.-F, Week Reflection)    Roses are still my…

VIEWS NEAR AND FAR

  A DOOR FEATURE and DOOR (scroll down)   Above the door of the museum of Art in Balboa Park, San Diego, built in 1926. It is said to be the largest and oldest in the region. Wikipedia notes that the number of visitors is close to half a million a year. This feature of…

DOOR IN AMADOR COUNTY

These Indian Hawthorne bushes suddenly were full of these little cute flowers in  a previous spring. I remember how they cheered me up. (Floral Bliss,  Fri Floral Foto , Weekend Green) A few memes/challenges are in another post this week, but    CLICK  if you like to see the oil painting for children, Lion and the…

SOME THINGS DO NOT WAIT

    We are pretty dependent on nature. Cherry trees bloom in South. California, Balboa Park in San Diego,  they bloom between end of Jan. and begin Feb. This park with museums, art, corner, restaurants existed at least since 1926, named after the Hispanic explorer Balboa. If you like to know more, see Wikipedia. Randomosity:…

JANUARY – BACK TO BASICS

For 15+ years it was basic to visit two of our adult children  and their kids  during the holidays. in the Sacramento area. We would be there for the holidays and go back to L.A. in January. Parts of the free way are scenic, as you see. Even in winter. Random.: the Good, Tue Travel,…