I am posting pear blossoms again, because they are now in full bloom. The pear trees are covered with round clumps of blossoms! Cee’s FOTD 5/1/20Read More FOTD: Pear Blossoms in Full Bloom
Today is the last day of Becky’s April Squares! To top it off, I show you my favorite dessert: Schaum torte! If you don’t know this delectable delicacy, it consists of a meringue at the bottom. The meringue should be prepared with a depression in the middle to put a scoop of ice cream. Then […]Read More Farewell April Squares: To Top It Off…
The Iowa state capitol in Des Moines is atop a hill and offers a panoramic view of the city’s downtown. The exterior is entirely of stone with elaborate columns, cornices and capitals. Looking up inside toward the top of the dome Posted for Becky’s April Squares with the topic TOP. The Iowa state capitol building […]Read More April Squares 29: Iowa State Capitol
Ragtag Daily Prompt today is Dance. A Sunday afternoon on Avenida Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil: Ballet and… …political protest batucada: “Fora Temer” – a protest against the vice president (Temer) who took over for Pres. Dilma Roussef after her arrest. Panama Canal Cruise – in Mexican town of Tuxtla Chico, Chiapas Panama Canal Cruise on […]Read More RDP: Dancing, Yeah!
Cee’s challenge On The Hunt for Joy this week has the topic of gardening. I have reserved a plot in the community garden, but have not started planting. In this area of the U.S., the recommendation is to plant annuals no sooner than Mother’s Day. I plan to plant tomatoes, peppers, and possibly another vegetable. […]Read More Hunt For Joy Challenge: Gardening
Fandango’s Provocative Question this week: As a blogger, when it comes to your blog, what makes you tick? As a preface to this, Fandango wrote that he had gone to another blog which asked a similar question, and asked several of his own in the comments: In my post in response to Dr. Tanya’s post, […]Read More FPQ 67: Why blog?
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is on a series exploring the senses. This week it is the sense of touch. Touching each other is something many people miss during this pandemic, where we are told to stay 6 feet away from others and not to touch our face! In fact, handshaking as a form of greeting […]Read More CFFC: Touching
This plant is popular as a ground cover, and it produces tiny white flowers with spiky petals. Zoom out: Cee’s FOTD: 4/29/20Read More FOTD: Pachysandra
The Museum of Glass in Tacoma has an interesting, modernist design. It was designed by Canadian architect Arthur Erickson, his first art museum. He started working on the building in 2000 and in 2001 the building was completed. At the top of the building, shaped like an angled cone, is the hot shop, where visitors […]Read More April Squares 28: Museum of Glass
Yesterday our daughter & son-in-law drove over to give us dinner they had cooked. They are renting our old house and planning to buy it next year. Besides the meal (which was yummy!), I was delightfully surprised when they gave me a bouquet of spring flowers! My former neighbor is quite a horticulturalist and when […]Read More FOTD: Spring Bouquet