It has been a long winter and the last two weeks have been especially dreary with strong winds and grey skies. Therefore, imagine my delight today as the temperatures turned just a notch higher and the sun played peek a … Continue reading Come for a Walk around Kruiskerk
Kawahigashi Hekigoto (1873-1937), Japanese poet and haiku pioneer writes: 初雷や ふるふが如き 雛の壇 Hatsu-rai ya/ Furuu ga gotoki/ Hina no dan The first thunder Is likely to shake The tiered doll stand. I feel that way about spring. As the heads of the … Continue reading I Shall Emerge!
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!
This post is long overdue. I had written out the content but not had a chance to edit the pictures. Between creative writing, editing my thesis, preparing for the class I am currently teaching, and carving out time for family, … Continue reading All You Can Eat at Fussia
Bambi (resident 10yo) and I put on our walking shoes, strapped on our backpacks, grabbed our picnic lunch, and headed off to see the Cherry Blossoms at the Kersenbloesempark located in the forest or the Amsterdamse Bos. The trek from Amsterdam, … Continue reading Cherry Blossoms in Amsterdamse Bos
Pictures taken by me Continue reading Colors of Spring