November 30, 2020

*lost in the mist


This is what November looked like most of the time,
but today on the last day of the month,
the sun came out to celebrate with us my mother's Birthday.

I have read this quote lately that I liked a lot:

"Life doesn't come with a manual,
it comes with a mother."

November 25, 2020

*autumn red


I think this little picture series shows very well how autumn squeezes the strongest red tones out of nature before all colors are gone again. Like nature is celebrating a big farewell feast, because it knows it takes some months before the brighter colors pop out again. 
The first two pictures are showing parts of the castle Ottenstein, that we visited last month. We were lucky enough to be totally alone in the castle area to take a closer look. The atmosphere was amazing!
We had another very wet and gloomy day. It is the time of the year where I finally start to feel the lack of sunlight in my body. How are you doing these days? I hope you are well! Isn't it crazy that November is almost coming to an end already?!

November 23, 2020

*flowery moments


Flowery moments.

November 21, 2020

*hanging out with the last sunflowers


Hanging out with the last sunflowers and enjoying the mild fall days.

In the meanwhile it got cooler, we had morning frost again, which was beautiful and I even saw the first snow today! We went towards the woodquarter and some places had a slight white snow cover. I did not expect that at all, it was a really nice surprise!

November 20, 2020

*details


Nature details. 

November 16, 2020

*beauty around us


Beauty is all around us.
It could be so wonderful,
if people stopped making it all so complicated.

God is very simple.

November 14, 2020

*End of October

{Music: Keep me – Elliot Ziegler}

A little movie from the end of October:
Many misty days 
and the wind was so strong
that it made our bedroom curtain dance again. 
I enjoyed the withered sunflowers on the fields so much.
I like them in that progressed stage even more than when they are in full bloom. 

November 08, 2020

*forest trip


My black&white photos have finally arrived. They are from our little vacation in the woods at the end of summer. Even though not everything went so well on that trip, those forest moments will keep in good memory to me. 

Meanwhile we had the first real frost on Friday which made the leaves fall faster from the trees and soon they will be all gone, but this short time frame where the leaves are flying from the trees like the raindrops from the sky on a wet day is just magical! Don't you think?

I will now make myself a nice cup of black tea with milk and will continue painting on my new project. Have a wonderful Sunday!

November 04, 2020

*within


Freedom within.

November 01, 2020

*October moments

{Music: Thirteens - The Bulwark}

In October there was this grasshopper that visited my garden beds regularly. Every day he sat on a different zinnia flower and I loved to observe him closely and took many pictures and also filmed him a little.


So, I was not the only one who was obsessed with the zinnia flowers. I got the seeds from my dear friend Sylvie from Belgium. I will definitely sow them again next year, they are too pretty!