ROUNDING UP MAY

  Butterflies seem so happy  when they flitter and flutter. Love the Unique saucer:) ABC Wed.- U A thumbs up to WordPress! When last week I saw a cookie banner across my blog, I thought, O no! Expecting they would go the same way as google. But in reading wordpress cookies policy, I can opt…

BETWEEN BRICKS OR ROCKS

    Placer County Courthouse in Auburn, CA  This is a rebuild of the first courthouse, because  it was destroyed by fire. This Renaissance style  one on the hill was finished  in 1898. Tue Treasure, Thurs. Doors       Ever since I’ve gone over to an Apple laptop my archives have been messed up…

CELEBRITY -NOT WHAT YOU THINK

  THE ONE WORD SUNDAY today is CELEBRITIES Oil, 24 x 24 inch, The Cotton Candy Rose,  ©St Germain   My first series in my paintings of  the Celebrity Collection was totally unplanned.  This title came since at that time I lived in the suburbs of Los Angeles and Hollywood was only an hour away….

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…

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…

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…

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…

ALL SEASONS – HALF WAY DECEMBER (17)

  Hello All Seasons Bloggers This time of the year for traditions, specialties to eat, places to go, shop, shop, shop, meeting friends and family we have not seen in a long time, in short: a very unusual month! For many it maybe mixed with not so pleasant thing or people you rather not talk…

SHAPE and TREES SUNDAY (Dec.17)

        Watercolor, 22 x 30 inch, Rocks Cry, © St Germain In my weekly post for  Monday (Dec.18), “December is taking shape ”  you will see the photo for this inspiration of the Rocks Cry” at Big Bear lake in California               Sunday Trees    …

MUSIC IS IN THE AIR

  SCCROLL DOWN for all the memes/challenges this week   A young friend sitting on my living room floor. Jamming in her jammies (Pyamas)  – that’s what you do when you are a 3rd generation musician  – Bass guitar, regular guitar, drums (I didn’t ask further). Her grand father, and her father were band leaders….

A LIFE STYLE OF THANKFULNESS

  The ALL SEASONS post of this week is underneath this post!     Everything is a gift. A wise observation of Job is that everything that is given, can also be taken away! So, this post is my thanksgiving pie:) As a side note, am not referring to Steve Jobs, but to Job who…