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Bars and pretty ladies

With this title, you’d never guess we had quite a busy week. But actually, this was the case. Delta Blues bar is one of favorite places. A couple of months ago, we revisited it after a long pause. There was a new girl at the bar, Alice. (She really looked[...]

Flowers, friends, fun and fringe

It’s wet and gloomy outside again.We had a few sunny days though, and I tried some gardening. I especially love these iridescent ones. All the plants are just fascinating after the rain. The drops look like jewels – they could reflect all the world and keep it glowing inside themselves.[...]

Colorful stories

While on my last “Colorful Friday“ (that’s what I call the weekly thrift store tour), I found these gorgeous pants and I was over the moon. I was impressed by[...]

Unexpected forms, colors, words

Spring is officially here. I can’t quite feel it yet, as it’s not too warm and only the earliest plants can survive outside. But I know it’s coming soon, so[...]

The fire is winter’s fruit

I came across this Arabian proverb while browsing online; I thought it was quite heartwarming and suitable for the season. Just a few days ago it was sunny, with flowers[...]

Blooming satellites

There was some more sun last week, and the plants kept flowering. I didn’t think hemerocallis could bloom twice for one year, but still it happened. A few months ago,[...]

Indian summer

Indian summer is in full swing. It is my favorite time of year; warm and sunny but still mild, lighter and fresher than the actual summer. At night it is[...]

A waterfall of beauty

I thought the warm weather was over, but if we believe the forecast there will be Indian summer soon. The night temperatures are still low, so I keep the most[...]

Flowering cracks

The edge of our porch is eroding; the cracks fill with soil and various plants self-seed inside. There are always the ever-present mimulus and snapdragons; this year, I see pansies,[...]

Summer’s almost gone

It suddenly got wet and gray outside… A bit depressing, but still it feels cozy to curl up on the sofa with a book. I just finished “The Henna Artist”[...]