Archive for Walking the Dogs

Sunday morning walk

Sunday morning walk

Sunday morning walk …

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Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, The Netherlands

Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, The Netherlands

Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, this is in the Northern part of The Netherlands … … it was a very chilly day, however the skies were beautiful …

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It feels like spring

It feels like spring

The first signs have arrived … it feels like spring! This photo of willow catkins is from the weblog of Mary Jo Hoffman. This blog posts one nature image, daily. In my pigeon coop spring already arrived. This young pigeon is a few hours old. The other egg…

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Frozen fog

Frozen fog

Walking the dogs in a fairytale landscape. For the last few days it was beautiful in the northern part of The Netherlands. It was terribly cold outside but the scenery and the trees with the white frozen fog were like a picture postcard.

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New Year Hike

New Year Hike

Finally a touch of winter. This morning the garden gate was frozen shut because of sleet! Amazed I pried it open and when I walked into the garden I saw that all the trees had a thick layer of ice on them. By the time…

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Autumn and other things

Autumn and other things

Autumn and other things Although it is clearly autumn, so far the leaves on the trees didn’t turn into beautiful colors yet. In the photo above you see our latest necklace. Its made of natural Lapis Lazuli stones. The orange flower comes from our flower garden,…

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Walking the dogs in a typical Dutch landscape

Walking the dogs in a typical Dutch landscape

Yesterday was a beautiful day. Crisp but the sky was blue. We had a very nice walk  with the dogs around a small lake near Drachten. The willows were truncated … … the cane was cut … … the first boat was sailing. And on…

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Typical Dutch

Typical Dutch

Today I like to show you some typical Duch images … This is the recently opened Maritiem & Jutters Museum (Beachcombers and Sailors Museum) on the island of Texel, The Netherlands. It’s a great building I think. The architects Mecanoo from Delft have provided the…

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Ice skating in The Netherlands

Ice skating in The Netherlands

This morning very early I went for my daily walk with the dogs, no sun out yet and it was still -13 degrees! COLD! It has been freezing for over a week now and all over The Netherlands people are skating. In Friesland, all the…

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Recipe for a brooch

Recipe for a brooch

These ingredients lay waiting … until I return from walking the dogs under typical Dutch skies …

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