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In Soul · 17h ago

The Zimmer Tower in Lier, Belgium

Remember when we were in Leuven, Belgium, this past December and I shared all those posts on this, that, and the other:  the two abbeys, the two Christmas markets, the two basilicas.  Yup.  ...
In Soul · 1w ago

England 2016: For Lisl, Michael and Chris

Call this the unassigned bin or the misc. file or the leftovers from our England trip back in September last year.  Whichever.  But I don't want these memories languishing in a black hole so...
In Soul · 1W ago

Jean Tinguely in the Stedelijk Museum

Did I mention that I had an appointment to renew my passport on January 23rd? It so happens that the American Embassy in the Netherlands is on one corner of the Museumplein in Amsterdam, so ...
In Soul · 2W ago

Watercolor Sunday and Saturday's Color: January 2017

Two days ago, when I said to Astrid, "Tomorrow is February!" she said:  "It's almost Christmas!"  HA!  How is that possible!But, not to get ahead of ourselves, here's my Watercolor Sunday po...
In Soul · 3W ago

Backyard Bits-n-Bobs

In America, of course, we say bits-n-pieces.  But don't you just LOVE the British bits-n-bobs!Anyway....Thanks to our Dutch friend, Janny, we've already had two fun outings this new year not...
In Soul · 1M ago

England 2016: Farleigh Hungerford Castle

And now, finally, I'm at the end of our September 2016 trip to England!  Some things just take time, you know.  And all good things must come to an end, except in our memories."In a beautifu...
In Soul · 1M ago

England 2016: Wells Cathedral and Bishop's Palace

You thought I had finished the England trip from last September, didn't you!  HA! Well, I did finish the Cornwall part of the trip and the Bristol walk the weekend before, but I still have t...
In Soul · 1M ago

End-of-Year Gifts

Christmas had already come and gone, leaving one week before the New Year celebration.  Things were slowing down, I thought, getting us ready for 2017.But 2016 still had something left in he...
In Soul · 1M ago

Watercolor Sunday and Saturday's Color: December 2016

The last month of last year...done and over with!  How did that happen so quickly?  So, here we are, with this last ritual of 2016.Here are my Watercolor Sundays on Facebook for December, 20...
In Soul · 1M ago

BELGIUM 2016: Two Abbeys

Not that we planned it, mind you, but we really did see two Christmas markets, two basilicas, and two abbeys on our trip to Leuven, Belgium, a month ago.  All in the space of 5 days.There ar...