Heaven is: AKA Hello from Sunday night

March 23, 2014

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Suntans have gone a little out of favour these days, haven’t they? (Except in one faction of populace who deliberate turn orange for special events…what’s all that about?) But in my childhood suntans were highly desirable and seen as healthy. But that was when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, so I suppose the sun wasn’t so strong and the ozone more protective or something.

Anyway, grandma used to say, “Girls, you’re as white as a piece of cheese.” (And, OK, maybe it doesn’t translate so well from Czech, but you get the picture.) Needless to say, that after the long winter, we sure are, but give us a day or two in the sun with our oily Mediterranean complexions and we’ll change all that. 😀

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Sharing with Mary for Mosaic Monday and Inspire me Monday

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Serious lack of pretty tea cups here
Beach tote from old paintings

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19 Comments

  • Reply dawnsrays March 23, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    I’m so jealous right now, I’m not gonna lie.
    Have a terrific time and keep us posted on your adventure!
    I love your sea-stone mandala!! woot woot
    ~Dawn

    • Reply Veronica March 25, 2014 at 12:32 am

      😀 Sending you some sweet sunshine.

  • Reply Karen, Pixel Posts March 23, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    As a redhead with skin as white as chalk, I burn in no time. I never spend much time in the sun, but if I do I am covered from head to toe! YOur photos are beautiful, I can’t wait for a beach walk.

    • Reply Veronica March 25, 2014 at 12:31 am

      Oh no Karen! 🙁 You must be very careful in the sun I guess.

  • Reply Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow March 24, 2014 at 1:53 am

    Enjoy the beach! I have enjoyed your photos 🙂

  • Reply daryledelstein March 24, 2014 at 6:20 am

    lovely … i got to the shore/beach on Saturday and even walked on the sand bare foot but its still not really spring here … so thank you for the warm photos!

  • Reply Eileen March 24, 2014 at 11:48 am

    I love your beach shots! I do not tan, I usually turn red and then white again.

    • Reply Veronica March 25, 2014 at 12:26 am

      Oh no, no fun at all Eileen! 🙁

  • Reply Maria @ The Good Life March 24, 2014 at 11:55 am

    I love, love love your hibiscus drawing. It is so beautiful.

    • Reply Veronica March 25, 2014 at 12:19 am

      Thank you very much Maria. 😀

  • Reply Rajesh March 24, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    Beautiful shots. Very nice place for a quite evening.

    • Reply Veronica March 25, 2014 at 12:16 am

      Hello Rajesh, thank you so much. 🙂

  • Reply Mary Howell Cromer March 25, 2014 at 3:10 am

    All so very beautiful and the flower with watercolour is great!

    • Reply Veronica March 25, 2014 at 3:54 pm

      Hi Mary, thank you so much. Those flowers just ask to be painted. 😀

  • Reply Sara v March 25, 2014 at 10:51 am

    Wow! Beautiful!!! Love the shot of the bare feet in the sand and the watercolor of the hibiscus–those are such showy gorgeous flowers, they basically beg to be drawn or painted 😉 So happy you are having such a wonderful time 🙂

    • Reply Veronica March 25, 2014 at 3:33 pm

      Thank you Sara. I love bare feet and polished toes and surf! Been painting another red hibiscus today. 😀

  • Reply Renee March 25, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    Lovely, warm, relaxing, fun…ah, thanks for including me on your trip! It is wonderful that you are making time to paint! Wonderful!

  • Reply Lavender Dreams March 29, 2014 at 10:50 am

    The beach totes are amazing! You really went to the beach in style! Loving each and every photo! Wish I was there! Sweet hugs, diane

    • Reply Veronica March 30, 2014 at 3:56 am

      Hi Diane, that little beach tote did us some wonderful service 😀 Think I’ll make some more.

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