Tag Archives: La Sussurrata
Before and After The first thing I do every morning is go out on the terrace to look at the plants. It gives me a buzz. This morning there was a closed hibiscus that, abracadabra, right before my eyes opened … Continue reading
Yesterday I finished mending the awning for our terrace pergola. It was not an enjoyable task but the awning is fundamental as I spend much of the morning (or at least would like to) at my terrace work table and … Continue reading
We are busy trimming our bougainvillea so that its energy will move forward and, with time, wrap itself around our terrace. I have created a little window so that I can watch as my neighbor’s apricot tree makes its fruit that … Continue reading
Several years ago, I posted about Vigilant Things and the use of everyday objects, by the Yoruba of Nigeria, to create talismans. These talismans are known as aale and they are meant to warn someone with bad intentions to stay … Continue reading
Apricot season has begun and my neighbor’s tree is full of fruit. We save the seeds so we can crack them open for the kernels that we then crush and add to sugar cookie dough. The famous Italian amaretto liquer … Continue reading
Identification of the Moment: Morning view from bathroom window, La Sussurrata, May 2017 Description: A colored foto showing a bougainvillea and a naked pergola. The purple flowers dominate the picture. Analysis: the picture was taken from inside a window. However, … Continue reading
Before and After fotos of La Sussurrata, our Parian home, recently rediscovered HERE.