Sunday, June 12, 2011

No art but busy times...

I NEED to create something...  It has been several weeks.  I went to Sweden to see my mom and the rest of the family.  A good time, indeed, but so hectic I'm still recovering from the busy days and the change in my "clock" from all the traveling.  I felt a strong need to write, so I bought a small oilcloth covered notebook that I kept for jotting down my feelings as the days sped by.  It helps to write things down for sure.  Here are some random pictures of my adventures...  Sweden is lovely in May with all the flowers going wild and the green, green landscape.



My niece's new baby.  My first encounter with little Klara... 



My brother and little Klara... grandpa




My niece Isabella.  She just graduated from music college.  She's a fabulous opera singer, a soprano.                          


  Erik, nephew on the couch, just graduated as well, He's now an R.N.

He was very happy!




  Isabella in another role... 



Graduation feast....


                                                                  Tiny daisies....


                                             Wild roses... the scent is incredible...



Buttercups...



Meadowy hill with rapeseed flowers



 Great little meadow with flowers until I discovered this discarded McDonald's bag... :(


 Mom on Mother's Day.  I did buy an extravagant bouquet of flowers because she's the BEST!



                                                     Loved the dew drops on this leaf...



 Blue and yellow is the Swedish flag..


The view from the kitchen window at my mom's condo.... she loves geraniums and they are indoor plants in Sweden.




My other niece with her baby....


 My brother is an artist, and he was part of an outdoor exhibit.  These pieces are not his though, but I took some pictures...













                                    large mirror pyramid that gave interesting angles of reflections...

5 comments:

A Creative Dream... said...

It looks like you had a wonderful, and VERY busy time Maria!

Happy Little Trees Studio said...

These photos are just wonderful! Thanks for sharing them!

T said...

what a fantastic time with family, great photos maria thanks. such beautiful babies here......

xt

Walk in the Woods said...

Wow. Wonderful images, thanks for sharing so much of your life with us! And yes … writing things down … I agree wholeheartedly!

Hope you make some time now to relax, renew restore and re-harmonize!

Mirjana Cesar said...

Seems like a very nice visit to Sweden! Hope you recovered fast from jet lag :)
I always need a good week to recover after visiting Europe.