A GLIMPSE OF OTHER WORLDS

  If you are looking for the ALL SEASONS post of this week (June 3-6), scroll down to the marine blue part, and click on the Seasons’ post listed!   Some years ago  we decided to visit our son who had then been teaching English  in China for a year. We figured  this might be…

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…

UNEXPECTED VIEWS

Wretched A hutong in Beijing We accidentally stumbled on this third world side of China, when the toilet in our hotel room overflowed. It couldn’t be fixed at sundown.  They suggested for us to go to the hutong in the alley to brush our teeth and go to the bathroom ( a community of  houses…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 LAST WONDERFUL MONTH

SCROLL down for TWO DOORS This last “wonderful” month of Dean Martin’s (?)  song is tongue in cheek because for the ones in the helping professions, it can be the most busy or overwhelming month. Also, it’s very busy for anyone in the education department, sales department. The “wonderful” begins to shrink isn’t it?  …

ALL SEASONS – EXPECTING TURKEYS

  Hi All Season Bloggers, LOVELY , INTERESTING, AND BEAUTIFUL experiences last week – thank you all! The link is open this week from Sunday Nov.ember 19 through Wednesday Nov.ember 22 till 7pm, Pacific time. Turkeys we expect in thankfulness in the US (Nov. 23 ) – always on a Thursday. Today last year Nov….

SCRAPS OF GOODNESS

Scraping the scraps out of the pan because you don’t want it to stop:) The “scraps” here are spending time with our son. We have a different relationship with him than with our daughters. We have our traveling gene in common. So wherever he is on the globe for longer than a year, we’ll visit….

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. …