PANDEMIC IN VENICE

PANDEMIC IN VENICE »

25 Apr, 2020
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Piazza San Marco: solemn, majestic, always full of tourists, now incredibly empty. Whatis there left for us these days? Perhaps the knowledge that the absurd
frenzy of our life, racing towards emptiness, is not inevitable.

A Stateside Story: Daffodils delineating Spring!

A Stateside Story: Daffodils delineating Spring! »

21 Mar, 2020
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Life goes on in spite of the “lockdown” and joggers jog and walkers walk and cyclists cycle and the motorcycle rider takes to the less-trafficked roads with glee. Can summer and relief be far behind? In a strange Spring like this one, we have to be grateful for small blessings and be strong.

WINTER AND THE SPECTACLE IN THE SPANISH SKIES

WINTER AND THE SPECTACLE IN THE SPANISH SKIES »

22 Dec, 2019
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Winter solstice ♦ Meteor showers ♦ Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the skies ♦ Eclipses

A SECOND OPINION: SPRING CLEANING!

A SECOND OPINION: SPRING CLEANING! »

16 Mar, 2019
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Spring cleaning, a project that seems never-ending. However, since winter has yet to quite end, and you have to spend time indoors anyway, it seems to be a good time to take advantage of it and putter around the house. While Spring is just around the corner, and flakes of snow fall in March, the rhythm of the passing traffic can still be heard and seen out the windows, which need attention too! But I can see the buds on the Rhododendrons right out front, and my tire tred in the muddy grass alongside the driveway where I missed backing up the car! OH, THE GARDENING THAT AWAITS!

IN SPAIN, NUNCA LLUEVE A GUSTO DE TODOS!

IN SPAIN, NUNCA LLUEVE A GUSTO DE TODOS! »

2 Dec, 2017
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Though some were glad it rained and even snowed, nothing ever happens to everyone's liking in this driest country in Europe

IT’S SPRING, YOU’VE GOT TO BE IN MADRID!

IT’S SPRING, YOU’VE GOT TO BE IN MADRID! »

12 Apr, 2017
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There's no place like Madrid and time like Spring to -- among many others -- fall in love.

SECOND OPINION: The Children are the Future!

SECOND OPINION: The Children are the Future! »

16 Mar, 2017
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"What we need to do is think 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50 years ahead, and decide what kind of a world we want them to live in. Are we doing our best for them, and, by the way, are they doing their best for us?"

SPAIN TODAY: “Summer” in Easter, Protest Rallies, and Fugitive Brits

SPAIN TODAY: “Summer” in Easter, Protest Rallies, and Fugitive Brits »

4 Apr, 2015
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There’s never a dull moment in this blessed side of the Iberia, much less in summery spring!

YOU TUBE TREASURES: Great Shows to Welcome Spring With ! »

4 Mar, 2015
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From Sayonara to Shirley Temple and and tons in between: Ghost in Your Genes, Taken, Pocketful of Miracles, Pandora & the Flying Dutchman, etc. etc. etc.

ENTERTAINING in April: Guaranteed to Put a SPRING in Your Step!

ENTERTAINING in April: Guaranteed to Put a SPRING in Your Step! »

12 Apr, 2014
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Great how-to’s for spring: recipes, decorations, fashion and jewelry !