29 joulukuuta 2018

Memories of 2018

January and February were freezing cold, bright & snowy months.
I did my daily Nordic walks - only short trips, half an hour... and went searching for green:

The hottest summer in a century! 
The heat started in May and continued the whole summer and meant a lot of watering. 
Fortunately the draught was not so severe in Finland as for example in Germany. 
In early June I visited the gorgeous 
Rhododendron Park Haaga in Helsinki
Roses bloomed also very well, here a link to my post about the beautiful

Bright ruska colors decorated the autumn!
Maybe you would like to revisit these posts:
Strange Grooves - my artistic collages & Esther’s poems
Squirrel’s Song by our national writer Aleksis Kivi

Darkness and lack of light were severe 
in November and early December until we got our first snow.
But I turned my thoughts to memories of summer and Christmas.
Maybe you would like to revisit:
Koiramäen pajutalli - The Doggy Hill’s Willow Stable

Thoughts of Christmas made me happy. 
We celebrated in Finland our 101th Independence and a few birthdays in the family. 
I made several posts dealing with

Ready for the New Year 2019! I have a few wishes: 
* that my ankle shall recover totally
* that I’ll be able to make a trip abroad, probably to Spain
* that all my beloved ones shall stay healthy

Wishing you all a great, happy & healthy New Year!
- riitta

20 kommenttia:

  1. So many colorful memories! I Wish you all the best for the new year and that all your wishes will come true.

  2. ...Ritta, you have so many beautiful memories of 2018. I hope the 2019 are filled with more memories. Thank you so much for joining Willy-Nilly.

  3. Todo maravilloso riitta. Deseo que todo se te cumpla y seas muy feliz en 2019. Te espero en España. Besos.

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  5. Dear Riitta!
    May this year brings all the desired success and happiness in your life that.
    Wish you a successful and prosperous 2019

  6. Liebe Riitta,
    Was für ein schöner Jahresrückblick!
    Ich wünsche Dir alles Gute für das kommende Jahr!
    Liebe Grüße

  7. Eine Collage schöner als die andere von einem wunderbaren Gartenjahr.
    Auf ein erfolgreiches Neues Jahr.
    L G Pia

  8. Kiitos kauniista muistoista tästä vuodesta.
    Tulinkin toivottelemaan sulle oikein hyvää Uutta Vuotta 2019!

  9. Lovely and beautiful memories.
    Happy New Year !
    May it be a year of many victories, happiness and health.
    Greetings and Hugs
    Maria de
    Divagar Sobre Tudo um Pouco

  10. Beautiful memories from your garden and beyond, Riitta. Happy New Year to you and yours.

  11. Kauniita kollaaseja, paljon ihania muistoja tästä vuodesta.
    Kauneutta ja värikkyyttä sinulle myös vuoteen 2019!

  12. Beautiful memories and so beautifully arranged. Your pictures are always so clear and bright (even in the dark winter season).

  13. Ihastuttavat kuvat.Onnea uuteen vuoteen.

  14. Ihanan värikkäitä kuvia.

  15. Paljon värikkäitä muistoja.

  16. Aivan uskomattoman hienoja kukkakuvia sinulla!


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