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…

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,…

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? ©…

A BRAND NEW YEAR 2018

    NOTE: the ALL SEASONS post this week is BELOW this post! the link is open (only this week) till Friday noon, Pacific time. Winter wonderland in 2017 ( Makro-Tex) Whatever the state you were in, or where you are at in the progress of “becoming, ” whether 2017 was a good or bad…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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,…