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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (December 09): 12/09/19
Last week we had days of rain. In between the storms, I was able to venture out to Dry Creek Cottage to photograph the gardens and do some birdwatching. It's a lovely place on the border between Hayward and Union City.
What I read:
Reading was slow for me. I've been spending my time baking and running errands. I had to go to the blood pressure clinic; my blood pressure was low. I'm probably done with going to the clinic for now. Also there was the walk at Dry Creek Cottage which generated a hundred or so photographs which I worked on.
What I'm reading:
Comment #1: Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 10:30:08
That sandwich painting looks delicious!
Comment #2: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:04:00
Thank you. It was fun to paint.
Comment #3: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 00:17:50
I love the Dry Creek Cottage Gardens!
Enjoy all those books and your week.
Comment #4: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:05:00
I can imagine that you would like Dry Creek Cottage.
Comment #5: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 02:05:56
The photos are amazing and so are your paintings. So creative.
Comment #6: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:05:00
Thank you. I will have new art to share next week.
Comment #7: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 03:11:22
The gardens are lovely!
Wishing you a great reading week
Comment #8: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:09:00
Yes they are. They're always a delight to visit. I'd go every week if I could.
Comment #9: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 04:20:31
I love your art - the egret is lovely... And isn't the scenery absolutely beautiful? Though you can keep the rain - we have enough of our own! I hope the coming week is a good one for you, Sarah.
Comment #10: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:11:00
I would love to keep the rain. We certainly need it. I will finish the egret this week. I have a new exciting project to start.
Comment #11: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 08:37:04
Beautiful photograph. I can see that it'd be a great place for birdwatching.
Comment #12: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:13:00
If you're ever in the East Bay — you should visit. The cottage grounds are lovely.
Comment #13: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 09:07:26
Dry Creek looks like it is a beautiful place to visit and photograph!
I am glad you are feeling better. :)
Comment #14: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:15:00
Dry Creek is one of my favorite local photography spots. I'm glad I'm feeling better too. Thanks!
Comment #15: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 09:51:39
I'm impressed that you've got your up soon reading list all mapped out! I'm terrible at sticking to a TBR list- I just pick up things at random, it seems.
Comment #16: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:17:00
I keep all ten slots of "currently reading" filled on Goodreads. It's not exactly a map but it gives me something to focus on. I have done random reading before and I probably will again some day.
Comment #17: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 10:01:27
The paintings are so much fun. Pride Shoes is one I especially like.
We've had so many birds at our feeders lately. I saw real bluebirds one day and I also saw some sort of pretty yellow songbird another.
I'm eager to read the new Jason Reynolds book.
I wonder what they do for low blood pressure.
Have a lovely week.
Comment #18: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:20:00
I need to get proper feeders for my yard. I had them at the condo but they didn't survive the move.
I was being checked for high blood pressure. Had it been high, I would have needed medication. Since it was in the normal range and not borderline, I don't need medication. Very low blood pressure is a different problem — and can mean the need for iron supplements or other treatments.
Comment #19: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 11:48:14
We have had storms too - snow storms. I'm already tired of winter and we have months to go yet. Come see my week here. Happy reading!
Comment #20: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:24:00
California had snow too, but not where I live. We're too close to the coast to get snow except on very rare occasions.
Comment #21: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 17:12:06
I love your paintings! Your books look good. Enjoy and have a great week!
Comment #22: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:27:00
Thank you. I'll have new art to share next week.
Comment #23: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:15:13
That looks like a beautiful area!
Comment #24: Monday, December 09, 2019 at 21:28:00