Hay time

Watching others work. It is that time of the year when hay is being gathered from the fields, this summer earlier than usual I was not expecting to have a summer holiday this year, but suddenly I found out that I could have two weeks. So hip hurray, I am on vacation 😊

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this and that

Time flies it is already mid July, the grass has burned due to sun and is just brown, yellow, beige…as we have had hardly any sun in past month. We have had a lovely weather, even a little bit too hot weather. I will not complain, I like this better than cold. I have not…

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Capture a moment

I was sitting down at the dock when I took these photos of this boy walking towards me. I liked the look that I captured and I tried to enhance the cinematic feel that I got from the image. Looks a bit like an Old italian film when in Monochrome. No? Yes?

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the joys of summer

we have had beautiful summer days, and that is something I have tries to capture these photos. The water was so cold as the rapid flows into the lake at Vuolenkoski, Finland.How the kids were able to be in it is beyond me… 🙂 This first set of photos are from there, the other one…

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taking a Selfie

I am posting this for no other reason than I like this, I might have posted this before in color. This shot says so much about our culture nowadays. Post yourself in all photos, all in glamorous or nice places. I do not do that many selfies, but I do also like to look my…

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Happy people

We are having a lovely sunny winter day, flags flying in the honour of Minna Canth Day (March 19th.) Minna Canth (1844-1897) was a writer and social influencer who sought to improve the position of women and the disadvantaged through her works and work. Canth has been flagged in honor of her birthday and equality…

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A conversation

As we don’t get to see our friends, acquaintances during this odd time, some people have been actively on the phone or making video calls. I’m not one of those, as nothing really happens, there isn’t much to say, repeat what we spoke about the last time as the days seem to repeat themselves day…

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Faces from the past

As in previous post about faces – well people. I started today to look at some old photographs, the first set is my mum and her twin sister. Next my parents and the last two are of my aunt and uncle( my mother’s other sister and her husband) Well this a memories of people passed.

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Faces *

Frank, from Beach walk reflections approached me if I wanted to collaborate with him and provide photos for one of his posts. He asked what kind photos I have, he had a list of topics to choose from. I could have provided photos to many of the topics, in the end and he chose to…

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Countdown to 2021-28

I can now start counting the days to New Year. The traditional New Years fireworks have been cancelled due to Covid-19, but we have not shot them anyways, we have seen the ones our town fires, but I can live without them. I will post some photos from the past years. Not my specialty ,…

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Countdown to 2021-27

I can now start counting the days to New Year. The traditional New Years fireworks have been cancelled due to Covid-19, but we have not shot them anyways, we have seen the ones our town fires, but I can live without them. I will post some photos from the past years. Not my specialty ,…

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Countdown to 2021-26

One more day spent with family, over eating and drinking red wine. Luckily we have hardly any left overs, that is something. I would today we shall eat some and then it’s done for this year, but we will not be setting the table. Today will be back to normal, my husband happily told me…

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Countdown to 2021-25

Christmas eve was joyful, the laughter and joy of the grandkids opening their gifts. We have a tradition of giving one out end all wait until it is opened, then the next one is given from under the tree. This way the “joy” lasts longer. I will be posting new and old photos somehow related…

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Countdown to 2021-7

It was a beautiful morning, I had to go to have some labs taken so I was out of the house early as 8:15, but was in too much of a hurry to take a photo of the lovely pink sky then. So i took one at the Health Center at (:30 and ten minutes…

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Countdown to 2021-6

Today is Finland’s 103rd Independence Day. We are celebrating it by lightning two candles at 6 PM to the window. We also placed our Xmas light outside. I also lit some candles in my office, this I just took minute ago with my mobile.. Now is time to have some Pizza I will be posting…

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Countdown to 2021-5

Today is, well Saturday, it is gray and and grass is green. The small amount of snow that fell yesterday melted as it rained rather heavily last night. As I said the grass is green, so is the moss. Today we are going to visit our son to celebrate our grandsons birthday, even though his…

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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 2020-26

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 2020-17

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 2020-8

My boys have a great dad, Happy fathers day to the father of my children. If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge, use this link to add your post to it. PARALLEL LINES My old photos are this time of my dad, who passed away along time ago in…

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How to survive November – 5

This is always a day of Big decisions, at least for the ladies. I should not say all ladies, but to many women I know. What to do to your hair when at the hair salon. What color, what cut… I have had red(carrot) hair nearly two years, but now everyone is turning red, I…

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