How to survive November 2020-29

Two more post for this November, this has passed so quickly! Thank you all for making it that happen, the comments and company. I am really at loss trying to come up with an idea for today. Candles, they work as a mood enhancer so well. Together with shells from our travels they take me…

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How to survive November 2020-28

I have to admit, I have not written so much about me and my life before. I have just posted photos as i have assumed that no one is really interested in what I do, or mostly don’t do. I have thought my photos will speak for themselves. Now I am wondering what to do…

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How to survive November 2020-27

Friday!! Yes, weekend !! As if it made a difference – not! The same continues with only one difference, I can serve myself some wine. I don’t drink during the week, so tonight I can enjoy couple glasses of wine and relax! Small joys of life. I took this photo from our hallway – entry…

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How to survive November 2020-26

Now we are at heart of November, even gray morning, dull would be the best word to describe it! Grays in different shades can be beautiful, but not this. Veikka is purring an keeping me company, laying on my desk, so soft and furry and content looking big cat. Boy, he sheds so much fur…

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How to survive November 2020-25

Sitting at breakfast reading news even if they are not that inspiring. I started thinking about todays picture. So I was admiring the flower on the table and as quickly as the thought came to my head, it was done. Took my mobile, took a photo, problem solved. Sometimes its easy as that, if you…

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How to survive November 2020-24

Time goes by so fast even if there is nothing happening, one week left of November. It has been so much better weather wise than I thought. So only 28 days until we are back to gaining light again. Something to look forward to. I will try to continue my experiments in cooking, I have…

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How to survive November 2020-23

Maukka the dog is waiting for some treats at the table as we prepare to sit down for coffee. The look of yearning…I have one too, waiting for this to be over and start to live a the “new” normal life. so wishing this was over. I am sure not the only one with this…

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Sculture by Ritva

This years sculptures are done, maybe I will add some shine to them. My husband needs to build a stand for them, then they are totally a finished artwork. One more piece is ready, but I need to take a photo of it. These are just snaps with my mobile, but it will give you…

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How to survive November 2020-22

I sat next to this window all weekend, the window needs some fixing, but for photography purposes it was great. The cracked paint on the frame was art. Frozen flowers is one of my ideas to create a monotype, this did not happen, this weekend was just trying to learn the technique, and even that…

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How to survive November 2020-21

Frozen flowers is one of my ideas to create a monotype If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge, use this link to add your post to it. PARALLEL LINES

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How to survive November 2020-20

Today started out sunny with the first snow fallen during the night. It is goin to melt, but it does give so much light. I am posting early as I am going to have a an artistic weekend. Today I am going to start doing finishing touches to some of my sculptures. During the week…

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How to survive November 2020-19

I have to say 19th, went by watching the rain and wind blowing outside. It was our first winter storm, I think. Totally blank about what to post. So, here something not so inspiring, like the day was. If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge, use this link to…

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How to survive November 2020-18

Sleep is so precious thing and I have a problem with it, but his morning I slept late until 9 am, and the best part was the night before It did not take me hours to fall a sleep. the bliss for not having to wait and wait for it to come. So today I…

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How to survive November 2020-17

Today was a lazy day, I started this and did not finish. I ended up trying to come up with a Xmas Card Idea, yes, I still send actual cards. I also edited one photo of my grandson for today. I love the mood and the light in this photo even if I say so…

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How to survive November 2020-16

Now it is a typical November, Monday morning. Even gray, dim light and slightly colder +4,5C, it has drizzled a bit as the ground is wet. One of those uninspiring days that you come across every now and then, though often in November. Today started as it normally does, wake up, quick read of the…

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How to survive November 2020-15

It’s two pm on a Sunday, and it seem that I am doing my post about the same time everyday. This November has been so much better than few of the resent ones, even today, there has been a glimpse of blue skies, it has not rained all that much either. So, not at all…

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How to survive November 2020-14

It’s fifteen past two in the afternoon and the sky shows a hint of blue, such a joy. Here is a cup of glögi (glogg, mulled wine, vin chaud, gluhwein) to keep us warm this Saturday afternoon. If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge, use this link to add…

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How to survive November 2020-13

It’s half past three in the afternoon and it’s dusk already, so here is some dim bling for this Friday. If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge, use this link to add your post to it. PARALLEL LINES A old photo of this cute 🙂 cat to bring smile…

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The marina view

Linlo island walk bridge view towards the marina. Same spot same time of the day as in the previous post, but the skies look so different.

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Linlo bridge view

I had the wrong shoes on so I did not go for a walk on this little Linlo island, I just took photos from the walk bridge and few meters into the island. I think I like the best in these photos is the contrast of colors, the reeds and the darkening sky. I thought…

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How to survive November 2020-12

Midway through November, no signs of winter in the southern part of Finland. Just now the temperature outside is 7,4 Celsius. The sun is out, the sky is partly cloudy with sunshine. Not bad, not bad at all. The light does wonders as does a good night of sleep to the spirits. If you wish…

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How to survive November 2020-11

Yesterday was not a good one, I was uninspired, bored, tired. I did edit the photos for this post, I took on Monday evening from a restaurant we stopped for a bit to eat, but could not get on with posting them. That is so totally sad, well I guess most of us have days…

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How to survive November 2020-10

Window shopping after the open hours was what I did yesterday. Looking for ideas for my kitchen that i have been planning on updating for few years, but haven’t gotten around to it. If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge, use this link to add your post to it.…

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How to survive November 2020-9

My garden still produced some colors, this one I turned into B&W for the reason of composition. The cross and balanced berries. I have to admit it is so much better in color, but that was what I thought I’d photograph today If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge,…

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