Countdown to 2021-13

Sunday morning, sleeping in late. Coffee and bagel for breakfast. Reading the newspaper taking the time. Sunday morning. Time goes on, tik tok, tik tok. An Old clock my son found in an abandoned house years ago, we still have it, for no good reason at all, as it does not work anymore. Today: Sunrise…

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Countdown to 2021-12

We made an online order for our Christmas meals starter – we ordered fresh fish from a local smokery. For years now the starter is the more important part of the meal. Fish, roe, caviar and all the side dishes that go with it. Today we need to do some shopping, so lets go on…

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Countdown to 2021-11

Yesterday went by with nothing worth mentioning really, Blaa, Blaa. Dull, Boring. But now is Friday…. 🙂 Today: Sunrise at 9:16 – Sunset 15:15 – Length of day 5:59 hours – time of dusk 0:57 minutes . Two minutes less of daylight than yesterday. Only 12 more days until winter solstice.. I took this picture…

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Countdown to 2021-9

We walked through the mall today and saw Christmas decorations to try to lift our Christmas spirits, as I for one, really do not have any. Today: Sunrise at 9:15 – Sunset 15:16 – Length of day 6:01 hours – time of dusk 0:57 minutes Two minutes less of daylight than yesterday. Only 13 more…

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Countdown to 2021-3

I will be posting new and old photos somehow related to winter, Christmas and eventually anticipation of new year. My aim is to take one new photo a day, but not going to stress over it, if I don’t come up with anything. Would you like to join us? Join in with this title and…

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Countdown to 2021-2

Here we go, December has started continuing with the grayness of November, no snow, it melted as quickly as it came. Yesterday was not the best of days, slept badly the night before and ended sitting on the sofa most of the day, not a very productive day. Today starting with an other note. I…

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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 2020-14

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 2020-11

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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Sculpture weekend

I have been studying sculpture for about five years, I had few years break now I am back again at it. The process it self is meditative, you just concentrate on the clay and what you can do with it, sometimes with frustrations, as it does not in anyway resemblance what you are trying to…

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Brown symbolizes: comfort

Brown symbolizes: reliability, stability, honesty, comfort Effects of brown: simplifies, protects, grounds, stabilizes Positive traits: appreciation, support, wisdom, dependable Negative traits: boring, dull, timid, predictable

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tomato is a fruit

   Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.    Miles Kington The difference between a bland tomato and great one is immense, much like the difference between a standard, sliced white bread and a crusty, aromatic sourdough.     

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I think they named …

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution. Paul Cezanne I think they named the orange before the carrot – Demetri Martin

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Garlic is divine

“Too lazy to peel fresh? You don’t deserve to eat garlic.” “Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. Misuse of garlic is a crime. Old garlic, burnt garlic, garlic cut too long ago, garlic that has been tragically smashed through one of those abominations, the garlic press, are…

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Vitamins

The humble lemon contains most of the vitamins and minerals. It has magical and wonderful healing powers.      . Dr. Rajiv Sharma     Lemons are fresh, colorful, and fragrant all year-round; they know no season. They are the most versatile citrus, and the one that keeps the longest.  

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an Onion

In onion is strength; and a garden without it lacks flavour. The onion, in its satin wrappings, is among the most beautiful of vegetables; and it is the only one that represents the essence of things. It can almost be said to have a soul. Charles Dudley Warner Onion is such a great topic. I…

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Spam, Spam & Spam

I have been having trouble with getting the comments and likes etc to my screen. This feature did not at all, I mainly saw them on my app on my phone. Not the most convenient to say the least, it frustrated me totally. I got help, I have to say that when you contact the…

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Details of carriages

Details of the harnesses and carriages were that dates from the 1880’s. I did a set in color and in black and white, as I’ve said before, the atmosphere is totally different in them, in my humble opinion. Do you agree or disagree? A swift carriage, of a dark night, rattling with four horses over…

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found in an old chair

I has you guessing in an earlier post as to what I’ve photographed, well, these are from the same topic, old chair springs that he replaced for new ones. It is hard to find new things to take photos off. Soon we will have spring and I can see the nature come to bloom and…

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