Tag Archives: La Sussurrata

Shower Stall

We enlarged our shower stall and substituted a wall for a shower curtain. This summer I finally got around to painting it. The difference color makes is incredible. White, obviously, illuminates the whole area. But to animated it a bit, … Continue reading

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Hibiscus

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

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The Aesthetics of Transformation

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

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Pruning…once again

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

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Rocket Man

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

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