Thursday, August 4, 2016

SUN AND SUNFLOWERS







Some scenes of the chapel at St. Elizabeth of Hungary, one of my many homes away from home.

The other afternoon I spent a little time there.

Walking home, I came upon these incredible sunflowers, in the front yard of what seems to be a Buddhist temple or dwelling of some kind on North Lake Ave. in Altadena.

Juxtaposing the two sets of photos, they seem strangely similar--the colors, the softness, the light--and in some mysterious way connected.






Household hint: If you happen to spill a sugar-laden paper cup of coffee from Trader Joe's on your iphone5 while fumbling to put away your receipt and credit card post-checkout, and afterwards can't really hear an incoming call or voice message unless you put it on speaker--spray a little eyeglass cleaner on the top mic (that little oblong mesh screen), then give it a good scrub with your Sonicare toothbrush!

All better.


2 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Can't help but hear "box of rain" lyrics..."sun and flowers, wind and rain, in and out your window like a moth before a flame"...I hope sometime to visit both this chapel and the Mary & Joseph retreat Center you mentioned in a previous post ...thanks for sharing your gifts, amber

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  2. Beautiful! Can't help but hear "box of rain" lyrics..."sun and flowers, wind and rain, in and out your window like a moth before a flame"...I hope sometime to visit both this chapel and the Mary & Joseph retreat Center you mentioned in a previous post ...thanks for sharing your gifts, amber

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