Sunday, December 6, 2009

Orchids and cheesecake in Miami

What a day. First I was invited to attend the meeting of "Pioneers of Dade", a small group of peole, who are enthusiast about the histroy of Miami, Miami beach and, in particular Coral Gables. The meeting was held in a chruch, the average age of the attendees was about 70 and they were all so sweet.... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Living without money!???

As a means to get into "writing mode" I sometimes just idly surf around, see what I find, what comes up. I did that this morning and found "living without money". Naturally, I clicked on it and what came up is this: a German lady by the name of Heidemarie Schwermer has managed to live for 13 years... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 4, 2009

A new literary travel magazine

I'm always on the look out for new magazines to write for and when I discover one, I post it here for those of you who share the same style of writing. Combining literature or art with travel is right up my alley and so far there was only one magazine which does that. It's www.literarytraveler.com.... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

The 6th degree

It's a theory a friend of mine just mentioned to me. It goes like this: everybody you get to know by - apparently - chance, is in some way connected to you up to the 6th degree, or six times removed. The connection may be common interests, friends, life circumstances, just about anything. The truth... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Christmas Caribbean style

The idea of Christmas is often associated with cold, snow, cozy fires, red noses and, of course Christmas trees and other decorations. That doesn't mean that in parts of the world where the temperatures are int the high 70s and not a hint of snow in sight a Christmas atmosphere can't be created... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Pat_B's little poem Busy Sloth

prompted today's - late - post. Because that's exactly what happned to me: a week of intense writing, submitting and waiting for answers, so I thought, I'll just not even go near my compter today. Mooch around, do nothing in the least bit productive. leave alone creative and that attitude lasted... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Will they never learn?

One of the art enthusiasts I met at the Clifford Bailey exhibition was a fire fighter. He was a nice guy and we had quite a conversation. Among other things he told me something which left me speechless: did you know that an increasing number of traffic accidents is caused by drivers who not only... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Party pictures

What a wondeful evening that was. The venue was the Miracle Theater which used to be a cinema and is now a real theater. Very much Old World, very European and the ideal background for the subject of Cliffird Bailey's paintings. At the door, the proud parents. Background music was provided by a jazz... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Party time tonight...

I met one nice couple and co-museum member on the cruise. Their son is an artist in California and tonight he has an exhibition in the Miracle Theatre in Miami. They have invited me to come and a) I will because they are nice, b) I will because I like his style. Look for yourselves: Reminds me a bit... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 27, 2009

I like to share..

Thoughts, knowledge, information, cyber hugs, smiles and whatever else springs to mind at 5.30 in the morning, because my visit to blogit is always the first order of the day. I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and so did I. Alone, with no food worth mentioning but content, happy to be here... Sign in to see full entry.

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