Archive for the ‘General’ Category


Posted on June 20th, 2012, by Petra

Summer is the time when one sees even more lovely old-timer cars on the roads than usual. With no harsh winters and little rain, conditions for (not only) older cars are perfect. One sees them at every corner and they are always a delightful sight. Something learned: That is how they kept the lines clean […]

We Did It!

Posted on May 29th, 2012, by Petra

Here we are – on the Westside. No photos yet, as the camera is in a box, most probably a box deep down in the huge pile of boxes filling a whole… Ah, the joys of moving. 🙂

If I Were A Cat…

Posted on May 6th, 2012, by Petra

…and my formerly orderly home would suddenly look like this, then I would look like this too:

Pink & Blue

Posted on February 10th, 2012, by Petra

The perfect color combination: Magnolias and blue sky.


Posted on January 22nd, 2012, by Petra

Gr8. IB2.

It’s Winter

Posted on January 11th, 2012, by Petra

Yes, yes, really – SoCal style.

Last Day Of The Year

Posted on December 31st, 2011, by Petra

2011 is drawing to a close and the last day of the year was one of spectacularly good weather; even by our SoCal standards 80 F are quite impressive and one had to take a stroll through the Zoo and the Botanical Garden. So – there we are – some celebration tonight and tomorrow morning […]

The Cutest Elf In Town

Posted on December 3rd, 2011, by Petra

We met the cutest elf in town tonight after the Christmas Tree Lighting in our quarter. Now it is official – Christmas is just around the corner.

Psst, Mr. Postman…

Posted on October 20th, 2011, by Petra

…the new mailbox is over by the front door.  

The Cutest Butts In Town

Posted on September 23rd, 2011, by Petra

Small is beautiful, right?