Category Archives: Memories and musings

A Gondos Margarita in Mexico

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When I was in Mexico I had a fabulous margarita made from the local Gondos Berries (Ardisia Compressa Kunth) which grow in the area of Puerto Vallarta and Cabo Corrientes.  The mix of this berry and the local  blue agave … Continue reading

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A Cheerful Dutch Door

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  There was so much I loved about this door, the yellow, the rich green, the plants, the brilliant sunshine, it was hard to just focus on one feature. This door in the Hague, Netherlands is so cheerful, you just … Continue reading

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Back and blogging next week

 Exhausting to wake up to this view ! Just got back from the Bahamas and Key West Florida. Sandals packed away.. Wellies back out…and hot tea in hand. Well being in paradise last only so long! Back to regular … Continue reading

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Rancho Primavera, El Tuito Mexico

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I just got back from a lovely trip to Mexico and already miss it terribly. What a way to wake up in the morning! Morning coffee in Paradise! I sipped away with the sound of birds singing, instead of someone starting … Continue reading

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Feeding the Enduring Homeless- Black and white

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One of the things that struck me when I walked by First and Main, is I was not in the 1930’s, but I easily could have been. The line might have been longer for soup perhaps, but the same despair … Continue reading

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Morning Fog on the Beach

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  The fog makes the walk on the beach quite mysterious. It’s funny what you don’t see but the camera does. It looks like a smudge on the right hand of the photo, but that’s a seagull gliding in the … Continue reading

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Pioneer Square Seattle Wanderings

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  I just got off the water taxi and was heading over to Pioneer Square in Seattle Washington when  I was struck by this old hotel with its cast iron balconies. It was easy to step back into time when … Continue reading

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Tucson Door Dressed for the Holidays

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  I just fell in love with this door in the Old Pueblo. Dried Chilies on one side and on the other, a dried corn decoration, and not forgetting a decorated blue bike!  I loved the rich  blue of the … Continue reading

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Tucson Ghost Signs

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  I love how the past somehow refuses to die, and in this case, it’s a ghost sign showing through a thin wash of paint. How long ago the shop selling remedies closed, you can’t tell. It could have been … Continue reading

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Tucson Christmas Door

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I went into the old historic area of Tucson, The Old Pueblo, and found this delightful and colourful door. All the colours supremely wild and bright, somehow work together for the Tucson Holiday Season! Here’s a very “Happy Christmas Door” … Continue reading

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