Monotasking

Monotasking
Have you ever heard of "monotasking"? I really never have before last Tuesday at a meditation class I've started in April. The class is called "Meditation for Daily Living" and is held at the Campbell Community Center.  Meditation coach Greg told us that monotasking can help us to lead a more...

T is for…

T is for…
Again, for everyone who didn’t follow my blog so far, I’m working on a list “My A to Z of California”. I actually write the posts from Z to A so it will be in the right order from top to bottom once finished. My list includes towns, cities, sights or other...

Painting Quotes

Painting Quotes
A painted quote is a great gift idea for anyone you love! I love to give gifts and I usually try to find something personal, something that suits the recipients personality or preferences. Lately I started trying to make gifts myself to make them even more personal and memorable. Last...

Best of April

Best of April
Another month has passed and here are my highlights of April 2017.   1. Two beautiful wildflower hikes, one with my family and one with a dear friend. You can read more here on my weekly rambles "Russian Ridge" and "Calero County Park". [gallery size="medium" ids="12105,12097,12104"] (more…)

My “New” Blog

My “New” Blog
Hello again! It is Monday, May 1st and I'm back to blogging! The last couple weeks I worked on my "new blog". step up the blogging After almost two years of writing this blog I had the desire to take my blogging a step further. In order to get more...

My weekly ramble

My weekly ramble
Happy Easter! We spent a wonderful, cozy day today with an easter egg hunt, mimosas, FaceTiming the family in Germany, the first Warriors Play-off game and some favorite people. On Friday my friend and I went for a beautiful back country hike in Calero County Park, one of Santa Clara County's most...

My weekly ramble

My weekly ramble
It's been a while since my last walk for the blog. Today was a great day to get out and explore the local trails. It was a beautiful, sunny Sunday and our family went on a wildflower hunt. I shared a couple websites in the last weeks about the best hikes in...

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
Bake a bread!  You know what every German replies when asked "What do you miss about Germany?" "The bread!" (and probably "Brötchen", too) That's why I want to share my favorite bread recipe with you. It's super easy, delicious and it comes pretty close to a good German "Körnerbrot" (whole...

WPC: (excessive) Security

When I read this week's photo challenge cue "security" I did not have to think long about what picture I could post. Security is a very important issue for Americans, it is part of their nature. Safety and security are life skills children are being taught at school. Americans always keep...