Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – tracks for Lusse

Can you believe that only a year ago, the world outside looked like this – white expanses, full of tracks of the various creatures that wondered what the hell just hit them.¬†On December 13th, the Swedes celebrate Lusse. I always … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – appetite for blue

The way the impact of color works psychologically – if you constantly worry about your weight, you might be advised to paint your kitchen blue. Aside from being calming, and inducing of trust, honesty, and respectability, the color blue is … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – two sides… at least!

A few weeks ago, when I visited Lan Su, I was fascinated with the papery remnants of the Lotus blossoms reflecting in the pond. So intriguing, but so dreadfully difficult to capture. Reflections are mesmerizing as they often show aspects … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – Nature always wins

This week, my friend Laura (la doyenne de Gravy Lessons) had this stellar idea to go visit the remnant yard of a nearby steel fabricator. I got there a few minutes earlier than the rest of the gang. While waiting, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – one of the bright sides of fall

I gotta tell you – I think Dogwood trees are lovely. They are especially so when they lose their leaves and you can see their branching structure, and those wonderful little onion-dome buds. These were spotted in a client’s garden … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – changing directions

If you read my last post, you know why I was here – in broad daylight. Not that I minded – there are beautiful vistas wherever you look, at Lan Su. And this week, I have felt an urgent need … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – creative cleansing

Received word the other day that yet another one of the great features of our neighborhood will be disappearing – or at least moving – to yet undetermined new digs. Delia – a collaborative of three metal artists cranking out … Continue reading

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