In the ongoing effort of cleaning up the third floor earlier this week, I found a stash of postcards and greeting cards, some handmade by my kids, written or scribbled upon and saved. Saved by me cause I couldn’t bear to pitch them. Even a dot matrix computer printer card, made by the kids for me. A folded page of Murphy the Airedale’s inky footprints before any of the grandkids arrived and then I found a card with the addition of “baby” when Anna was expected.
Numerous photographs, too.
Happy Mother’s Day greetings, a partial collection.
Me as a young mother of 3 in 1983Me with the kids on way back to Germany in 1985 at Christmas after Aunt Bobbie’s wedding in Kansas City.
My mother as a grandmother holding Mark in 1977, Fort Knox, KY
Christmas 2017. Me with five of my grandchildren
Finding my place in the world of motherhood.
Michelle Weber challenges bloggers to show a photo of something unexpected this week- the word is unlikely
Wasn’t expecting a rabbit carrying a “baby” –
but it was Easter time.
Window display showing baby carriers for sale in Berlin.
Stopped in Traffic on West End Bridge. A red light at the end of the bridge created back up Friday afternoon, rush hour. Note to self : keep car windshield clean. Built 1931-1938.
The draw of the screen. There were more in use but could only capture these three surreptitiously. They weren’t paying any attention to me.
Sunday morning, I walked from the train to the Schoenefeld Airport and noticed the scaffolding was down and the painting of the mural complete.
I saw the artist’s name, Steven Karlstedt. You might remember the photo of the painting of the mural when I arrived a couple of weeks ago.
Photographed on March 31st
Farewell until my next visit.
Tonight I saw this ad for the amazing 1987 film DER HIMMEL UBER BERLIN /(Wings of Desire) directed by Wim Wenders. Showing now in Berlin at Kino in der Kulturbrauerei
Steve and I watched this on a VHS tape from the Homewood Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh, due to my sister’s recommendation.
Found music in Berlin. Organ grinder on market day near Winterfeldplatz. Bagpiper by Alexanderplatz. Guitarist by River Spree. Vibraphone by St. Mathias Church. Vibraphone video sample below.
Apple Nut Torte served on a piece of slate at Kochhaus in Schoenberg, Berlin. I asked if there were a cookbook for sale with the recipe and unfortunately there was not.
Molecule Man Sculpture on River Spree, Berlin-by American artist Jonathan Borofsky