“Unexpected intrusions of beauty. That is what life is.” – Saul Bellow. But, no one ever tells you that these vivid disruptions are grueling. That the ouroboros, wheels, flags, petals, dust motes, textures, fabric, ink, powder, feather, paper, pigments, and … Continue reading Thinking about Beauty
Oh, Stop It Holland! Just stop being so very gorgeous all the time. We drove to Keukenhof on a rainy morning. The pitter patter of drops and a chilly wind gathering speed. Having been to the famous garden ten years ago, … Continue reading Oh, Stop It Holland!
The river has a large heart, she just gives and gives. Her path determined, she runs her course, yet yields. Alongside her banks: bounties – trees, grass, shrubs, dragonflies. I watch rowboats, cycles, runners, skaters, an unruly kid way ahead … Continue reading Birds of Amstel
On the second day of our weekend in Oosterbeek we went to the Kroller Muller museum. Set in the Hoge Veluwe forest, the museum is in my opinion, the perfect way to view art. It houses the second largest Vincent van … Continue reading Day Two: Visit to the Kroller Muller museum
The Rijksmuseum was in renovation mode for the longest time and when it opened its main doors to the public a few years back there was such awe and mystery surrounding the building. I have visited the museum several times, … Continue reading Rijksmuseum visit – Summer 2017