|THE DAY AFTER WE ARRIVED, LOOKING NORTH.|
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|TODAY FROM THE TERRACE, LOOKING PAST BENALMÁDENA TOWARD MÁLAGA..|
A few days ago, I took another long walk on the beach in the sunshine and I came across a "snow-covered" alpine village made entirely of sand. Amazing to create something with so much love and care (and talent) knowing it's so temporary. There was a thunderstorm the next day that I'm sure melted the snow (and much of the alpine village).
Meanwhile, San Geraldo and I have made great progress on the terrace. San Geraldo has been doing the planting. I've been doing most of the heavy lifting and the clean-up. Dudo and Moose help as they can — by inspecting every plant and pot, chasing bugs, and monitoring our every move. The plants haven't been arranged yet, but all but one of the new plants have been transplanted. We ran out of soil and had another delivery this afternoon. Once the last plant is done, San Geraldo will move on to the 12 bougainvillea we brought with us from Sevilla. The 12 individual plants will be merged into 4 large planters. Then, we can rearrange everything. And then I can show you what it looks like.
|OUR ALPINE VILLAGE WITH A (REAL) FISHERMAN IN THE BACKGROUND.|
|AFTER ALL THAT SNOW, I WAS GLAD TO RETURN TO "SAND BAR,"|
WHERE THE SAND SOFA AND THE SAND DRUNK HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH A WORKING FIREPLACE.
|ANOTHER NEW ADDITION AT SAND BAR, LIVE MUSIC WHERE THE BOOKCASE USED TO BE..|