Monthly Archives: December 2013

Week 52-2013. Christmas time.

   Christmas decorations. The days before Christmas were used to write and post cards. Nobody else did it, so I also used a lot of time decorating our mutual living room. In previous times, our landlord provided a Christmas tree. … Continue reading

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Week 51-2013. Amersfoort.

     Dear old friend Tom, unable to walk by himself. It is touching to see how Tom is struggling to comply with my requests; to live up to my expectations of a decent dog’s life. Tom is becoming weaker … Continue reading

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Week 50-2013. Canadian visitor.

The essence of all evil, according to the pastor in my church, is indifference. I agree with him.  My camp. This week is filled with emotion. My friend for ever from Canada came over and stayed with me for two … Continue reading

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Week 49-2013. Cultural heritage; 5th decembre 2013.

 The first nightfrost The weather forecast is keeping the country busy, as is the discussion about our cultural heritage: St. Nicolas. Since the catastrophy in 1953 we know how to prepare for adverse weather conditions: close the flood barriers and … Continue reading

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Week 47-2013. Winter is closing in.

     Leafs in spot of sunlight.                        Louts indoor. The trees are losing their leafs in large numbers. Gardeners and cleaners are busy everywhere, mostly with noisy automated equipment, to remove the fallen leafs from lawns and roads. They may … Continue reading

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