How to survive November 2021 Day 26

First time I missed a day in this challenge. A dear friend gave us tickets to The Miracle – A Night with Queen “INNUENDO 2021” #queentribute as she was not able to attend the show. The singer sang well and the band played well , we had an enjoyable evening. So I was too tired…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 25

Frozen flowers. That’s it for today! Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from Parallel lines has hosted this challenge for years, I have been part of it for several years too, feel free to join us 🙂 Open your world to a green…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 24

Busy day. We had a nice pink sky when I came home from work at just before 4pm. It is now 4.10 and dark, November 😦 The snow has turned to ice and all the smaller walking paths and roads are so slippery. Cucumber, tomatoes, ham, time to make a sandwich Our favorite month, November!…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 23

Yesterday the lawn was green, so here is a photo today to prove it. Today it is white as the first snow fell here in southern Finland. Surprisingly is the snow is still on the ground, I thought it would melt away as soon it came. Let’s start with something different, a ICM photograph of…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 22

I am running out of ideas at the moment – or should say I am taking the easy way out. Nature and frost are my partners today after a cold night. Frost maybe playing the bigger part, but if you look closely you can see green Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 21

Well, I am happy to present a touch of green to you. This morning as I was on my way to the car, the frost had made beautiful white lines to the brown leaves. To my joy I also spotted green. Mission for the day accomplished Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 12

What would I not do on my quest for green, the sacrifices one has to make 😀 I saw a friend after work yesterday, I was already going to the mall to buy some art supplies, and on a impulse I thought I would ask a friend on for a cup of coffee, no planning…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 11

Yesterday was dark, rainy all day. Not my favorite weather. While at work I found those green lollipops, to help with my quest for green. I am doing my best not to use my archives for green. I do this to keep me going, being active, presenting myself everyday with a challenge to find green.…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 9

What is a better place to capture green than the botanical gardens, they have the light, right temperature there for flowers to bloom. Some green I captured from my visit. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from Parallel lines has hosted this challenge…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 8

I have liked this little green flower, but never knowing what it was, until only few days ago, I learned that it is a carnation 🙂 . It was bit of a struggle to get these shots as there wasn’t that much light and I was too lazy to take out the camera, so I…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 7

I took a train to Helsinki for the first time in nearly two years, for some reason I’ve gone by car for some time now. I saw a dear friend for lunch, whom I haven’t seen in a long time. I also did my best to capture green. I could have taken a photo of…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 6

Smoke lingered as I blew the out candles, I might point out, several times 🙂 at the same time playing with the light. This one is green. the others have a touch of it, but they will have to pass as green. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 5

Green Apples, so crisp, and roundly shaped. This one is green. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from Parallel lines has hosted this challenge for years, I have been part of it for several years too, feel free to join us 🙂 Green…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 4

Pear, so sweet and shapely and like me, Bottom heavy 🙂 It is green, I am not. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from Parallel lines has hosted this challenge for years, I have been part of it for several years too, feel…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 3

Surprise, I went to the grocery store 😀🛒only to find green everywhere Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from Parallel lines has hosted this challenge for years, I have been part of it for several years too, feel free to join us 🙂…

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How to survive November 2020-30

The lyrics of the by Doors “The End” came to mind as I was thinking of what to say in this last post to; How to Survive November 2020 So it’s time to – “lyödä hanskat tiskiin” (throw in the towel) strait translation- throw in the gloves 🧤 . This is the endBeautiful friendThis is…

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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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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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