Monday, February 04, 2008

Le Ciel D'Hiver

Our place seen from the vineyard, looking northeast.

The winter sky. I took these photos on my Sunday afternoon walk with Callie. It was a pleasant day, with a good deal of sunshine. I don't think that's supposed to last, though.

Looking north.

Looking west.

Looking northeasterly.

Looking northwesterly.

No commentary, just pictures. I'm feeling lazy this morning. ;)

I'm also trying not to hear or see any news about who won the Super Bowl. I'm going to watch the game later this morning - a re-broadcast on NASN. So don't tell me who won.

8 comments:

  1. How'd you like the Super Bowl? It was a classic this year!

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  2. Since it is 22:33, you must have enjoyed the game. I am trying to watch the Coupe Africaine des Nations ( foot). Last quarter final is being played presently .

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  3. Claudia in Toronto05 February, 2008 04:02

    I know nothing about Super Bowl. I wasn't tempted to say a word... This morning I just admired your house and the beautiful changing sky.
    I saw Swan Lake with the National Ballet of Canada, a long time ago. A friend of mine told me about Ballets Trockadero. They were here 7 years ago, and last January. Paul Ghiselin is now the director. He used to act and dance the Dying Swan, an incredible scene, I'm told. My friend will find a
    video for me. Thanks for mentioning the group. They are out of the ordinary and very talented.

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  4. evelyn, I thought it was a great fourth quarter, but the other three were kind of blah. And I liked Tom Petty!

    beaver, I'm not into foot, but I do like some rugby once in a while.

    claudia, I've never seen them live, only on tv. I have seen Swan Lake live, the classic version, many years ago - what fun!

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  5. I'm an urban boy rather than a country one but where you live looks so peaceful and idyllic.

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  6. You don't happen to make fois gras do you, not to ruin anyone's idealized view of the French countryside. I remember our first month in France. We lived in the country, walked through the fields, admired all the animals. Over the next months I remember wondering what happened to them all. You can imagine.

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  7. victor, I was an urban boy myself until five years ago when we bought this house and moved. Now I love living in the country. Completely the opposite, as you might suspect.

    owen, no, we don't make our own fois gras - there are people around who do so we buy it when we want it. There's a goat farm up the road from us where they make terrific cheese, and there's a lady down the road who grows mushrooms for the Saturday market. And, of course, living in the vineyards has rewards of its own!

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  8. Oh, we do have fruit and nut trees and a great vegetable garden that, when the weather is favorable, gives us a plentiful harvest of tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, beans, squash, pumpkins, cucumbers, herbs, etc.

    And the freezer helps us keep eating garden veg through the winter. ;)

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