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 walking. She grabbed me by the arm, indicating she wanted me to photograph her….

ALL SEASONS – OCTOBER PLEASURES

                     Hello Seasons Bloggers, October Pleasures is open Sunday October 15 through Wednesday Oct. 18 till 7 pm, Pacific time. Thank you ever so much for your beautiful posts. Such a variety of experiences – I love it! Smiling when I see how much you ventured out to all kinds of other memes/challenges. …

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 – LANDSCAPES IN OCTOBER

                               Hello All Seasons Bloggers, this link is open from Sunday October 8 through Wednesday October 11 till 7 pm, Pacific time. Love your colorful and engaging posts!  Most of them with bright colors:) Thank you all for sharing! Fall is for me a blend of the bright and cheerful with the moodier and rest…

DETAILS OF A DAY OUT

If you are looking for ALL SEASONS – OCTOBER ONE, it’s underneath this post! Click on the TITLE of THIS post, to see the comment section:) If you would live here – where there no streets, but only canals,  you would have a boat, at least one, your neighbors would have a boat, actually, everyone!…

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…

ALL DUCKS IN A ROW IN SEPTEMBER

  Click on the title of this post, if you don’t see the comment section! The DUCKS is referring to all the things going on in our life. At Rosh Hashanah. the Jewish New Year, things in our life are evaluated. Love it, so that I don’t have to do this at Christmas time:) SCROLL…

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…

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…

CAN’T BELIEVE AUGUST IS ALMOST OVER!

          Mirror mirror,  on the wall – where has the summer gone?? (Weekend Reflection)         If I could be a rose, I would Floral Bliss, Floral Fri Foto, Makro-Tex – flower           Sunday One Word asked for colorful. That’s easy – this  has been…

ALL SEASONS – WILD LANDSCAPES AT END OF AUGUST

      Hello Dear Blog Friends, link open from Sunday Aug 27 – Wednesday Aug 30 till 7 pm , Pacific time   Many thanks for your seasonal experiences last week! The trips you have gone on in All Seasons has gone in many more directions than I anticipated! It made me want to…

THE VALUE OF TIME

                              Man can build many impressive and beautiful buildings, Los Angeles Area Simple straight lines in “glitzy” high rises may become stunning when nature’s colors are reflected. ABC Wed -Glitzy, Tue Travel, Weekend Reflection, Sky Watch, Fri Hunt: high rises and…