Monday, December 31, 2012


Looking out to sea from 2nd floor

It started raining at about 3:30 this afternoon, very lightly at first but now it's a nice, steady downfall. Not too heavy, but enough to probably wash out the evening's entertainment down on the malecon. This is surely a disappointment to the puesto owners who were relying on thirsty revelers. But for us old stay-at-homers who want a good night's sleep, we can do without the disco and the disk jockey who loves to hear himself sing!

Looking to the front door

Front garden
We managed to get in a quick trip to the morning market before things began to get cloudy and cold. Came away with two big shopping bags filled with these beautiful veggies and some lovely sweet strawberries.

green beans, red potatoes, tomatillos, mushrooms, limes, 1/2 head cauliflower, tomatoes, oranges

sweet and jucy!

I'm reading, for the second time, "Midnight's Children" by Salman Rushdie.  A perfect read to curl up with on a cool, rainy day.  Right now I have to go put on a long sleeved shirt!

Prospero Año to all.


mary ann said...

so soothing for me to have you posting regularly again ~ happy,happy new year to you and Mr. C

Anonymous said...

Liz says:

Happy New Year to you & Jim!

A rainy day or 2 is soothing, I would think. Thrilled to hear you now have internet! Lovely photos! I always love your veggie/fruit pix-- fab still life!

BTW, I read Salman Rushdie's JOSEPH ANTON, A MEMOIR recently-- about his years hiding from the Ayatolla's hit men. Overall, enjoyable, but very self-absorbed (understandable, I guess...).